1725 State Street Cleary Center, La Crosse, WI 54601 608-785-8939
http://www.uwlax.edu admissions@uwlax.edu
About University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
  • Year of Foundation 1909
  • Size of Campus 120 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 8,133
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 58% 42% 16%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $6,425 In state, $13,998 Out of state
  • Room and Board $5,630
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $44
  • Enrollment No. 8,493
A National Endowment for Humanities Summer Institute for Teachers at UW-L is helping 25 K-12 teachers from throughout the country answer questions about the past. UW-L is one of just 14 sites across the nation to earn a prestigious $150,000 NEH grant to host the teachers. More than 20 La Crosse area students will have financial assistance this school year thanks to an event.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 2
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming/Family Weekend, University Theatre, distinguished Lecture Series, Campus Activities Board, The Planetarium Series/Program, Cellar Thursdays, Alternative Spring Break (Jamaica and other locations), Sample the City, Involvement Fest
  • Percent students who are frat members 1%
  • Number of honor societies Arete Honors Society, Beta Alpha Psi, Golden Key National Honor Society, Beta Gamma Sigma, Eta Phi Alpha, Eta Sigma Gamma, Kappa Delta Pi, National Residence Hall Honorary, Order of Omega, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Rho Phi Lambda, Sigma Delta Pi, Lambda Pi
  • Number of students in fraternities 3
  • Number of sororities 2
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Awakening - Praise Dance Team, Baha'i Association, Campus Crusade for Christ, Christian Collegians, Circle of Pagans and Pagan Supporters (COPPS), Diamond Way Buddhist Club, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, JC's Village
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 1%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) ALANA (Asian, Latina, African, Native American Women), Anime Club, Asian Student Organization, Black Student Unity, Hmong Organization Promoting Education, International Student Organization, KOSMOS - Korean Student Organiz
  • Setting Urban
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 3
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest bus La Crosse (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Minneapolis (160), La Crosse, WI (5)
  • Distance to nearest train La Crosse (3)
Student Housing
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 9%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 12%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 11
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 2%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 36%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (61%), apartment for single students (12%), special housing for disabled students (8%), special housing for international students (19%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 86%
Campus Services
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological
  • Museums Greenhouse, Planetarium, Mississippi Valley Archaeology center, River Studies Center, Eagle Recreation Center, Health Science Center, Special Collections/Area Research Center, Business Development Center
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Microforms 1,246,750
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities Murphy Library holdings include the Special Collections/Area Research Center which houses the Steamboat Photograph Collection, the Emerson Wulling 20th Century Literary Fine Press Collection, and the UW-La Crosse Oral History Collections (1995 recordings).
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number Of Subscriptions 3,160
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number of e-books 112,832
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 100
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 20
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 687,207
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 1,800
  • Basic Services Provided women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 20
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 2,727
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 100
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs 3 RIVERS TECHNOLOGIES, ABERCROMBIE & FITCH, ACUITY INSURANCE, ADIDAS, ADVANTAGE CREDIT UNION, AFFINITY HEALTH SYSTEMS, AIG, AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION, AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, AMERICAN EXPRESS, AMERICAN FAMILY INSURANCE, AMERICORPS, ANOKA-HENNEPIN SCH DIST
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 81%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City