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Viterbo University
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  • 4 Year
  • LA CROSSE, WI

Report Card

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

About

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

Viterbo University offers more than 40 academic programs (traditional and online) and a unique student experience that prepares students for lives of leadership after college. 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 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--and frequently named the #1 college town in Wisconsin. 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
920-1290
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No

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Cost

Net Price
$20,512 / 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
$21,043 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
68%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 22 responses
69%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 26 responses
42%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 26 responses

Majors

Engineering at Viterbo University

academic spotlight

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

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    33%
  • On Campus
    50%
  • Online
    17%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,336 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
324
Undergrads Over 25
25%
Pell Grant
25%
Varsity Athletes
29%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 20 responses
  • Nursing Major
    90%
  • They are open and welcoming to new people.
    10%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
86%
Poll
97%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 29 responses
Poll
58%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 38 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 23 responses
  • Small,private
    87%
  • Service Oriented
    13%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
65%
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

Viterbo University Reviews

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