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University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

La Crosse, WI

University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, founded in 1906, is a public, comprehensive institution. Its 121-acre campus is located in La Crosse, 140 miles northwest of Madison.

Web Sitewww.uwlax.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students9,699
   Women5,443 (56.1%)
   Men4,256 (43.9%)
Graduate Students817

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate82% of 5,801 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPANot reported
SAT Math599 average
545-638 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading583 average
550-628 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing566 average
518-603 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite25 average
23-27 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $18,162
Out-of-state: $26,683
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,917
Out-of-state: $17,438
Room and Board
$6,025
Average Percent of Need Met70%
Average Freshman Award$7,593
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$26,487

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
522
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 8% of classes
10-19 students: 20% of classes
20-29 students: 35% of classes
30-39 students: 22% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 10% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

La Crosse Population51,522
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 95% of freshmen, 37% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotEagles
Sororities1% of women participate
Fraternities 1% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.9% Asian
0.8% Black/African-American
3.6% Hispanic/Latino
3.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
90.3% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students1.0% from 26 countries
First-Year Students Returning86.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
36.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
15.0%
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.48 3.62 590 640 25
Low 2.34 2.34 590 640 21
High 3.96 4.50 590 640 30
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DID YOU KNOW?

• UWL students can rent canoes, skis, tents, and rollerblades from one of their student centers.

• UWL's Mississippi Valley Archeology Center offers field trips, displays and lectures about the area's archeology.

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