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Viterbo University
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  • 4 Year
  • LA CROSSE, WI

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Viterbo coursework continues to be in-person for the 2021-22 academic year. Vaccinations at this time are strongly recommended but not required. Please click on the Moving Forward at Viterbo link for more information regarding current policies and other updates. Learn More

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B minus
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade A minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

900 VITERBO DRIVE
LA CROSSE, WI 54601
Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
Athletic Conference
North Star Athletic Association
From Viterbo University

Viterbo University offers more than 40 academic programs (traditional and online) that prepare students for outstanding careers. Whether it be at the bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree level, classes are taught by faculty members dedicated to the success of their students. Viterbo students are known by name and build strong connections with faculty both in and outside of the classroom. Most programs feature internships, study abroad, service, and field research opportunities that enhance the classroom experience. Viterbo also has a generous transfer-credit policy and accelerated bachelor’s degree completion programs specifically designed for working professionals. Viterbo’s beautiful campus and vibrant community are located in La Crosse—a city nestled between scenic bluffs and the Mississippi River. Founded by the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, Viterbo is a Catholic, Franciscan University in the liberal arts tradition.

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Viterbo University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
77%
SAT Range
1050-1270
ACT Range
21-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No

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Cost

Net Price
$20,747 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$19,259 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
67%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 21 responses
68%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 22 responses
41%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 22 responses

Majors

Engineering at Viterbo University

Viterbo’s engineering classes are offered in a cutting-edge inventor workshop where students get hands-on experience. The program features guaranteed internships, research opportunities with faculty, and small class sizes where students get individual attention. Our curriculum was developed with business partners and provides a solid foundation of engineering skills and excellent career prospects.

Online

Online Programs Offered
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
3
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    19%
  • On Campus
    72%
  • Online
    10%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,433 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
318
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
26%
Varsity Athletes
24%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 17 responses
  • Nursing Major
    88%
  • They are open and welcoming to new people.
    12%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
94%
Poll
96%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 25 responses
Poll
63%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 35 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 20 responses
  • Small,private
    85%
  • Service Oriented
    15%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
54%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
97%
National
83%
78%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 18 responses

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