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Colleges / University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

La Crosse, WI 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate82%
Acceptance Rate82%

About UW La Crosse

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is a public, state university in the town of La Crosse, Wisconsin. UW La Crosse was founded in 1909. The university currently enrolls around 10,279 students per year, including 9,369 undergraduate students.

UW La Crosse Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into UW La Crosse. In 2022, UW La Crosse accepted 82% of applicants. Out of 6,629 applications received in 2022, 5,421 students were offered admission.

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 82%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 1%

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University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is located in La Crosse, Wisconsin,.

If you want to see UW La Crosse for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 90 to La Crosse, or book a flight to the nearest airport, La Crosse Municipal (LSE).

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College Info

1725 State Street La Crosse, WI 54601-3742

Campus Setting: Small Town

UW La Crosse Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UW La Crosse is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UW La Crosse is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

UW La Crosse SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1155 - 1265


Math SAT Range

540 - 640


Reading SAT Range

575 - 650

UW La Crosse Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at UW La Crosse is like? There are approximately 10,279 students enrolled at UW La Crosse, including 9,369 undergraduate students and 910 graduate students. 93% percent of students attend school full-time, 81% percent are from WI and 19% percent of students are from other states.


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