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Viterbo University

La Crosse, WI 4-Year Private

About Viterbo University

Viterbo University is a private, religous school located in the suburban setting of La Crosse, WI

Founded in 1890, the institution currently enrolls around 2,516 students a year, including 1,736 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $55,300,000.

Admissions Facts About Viterbo University

Acceptance rate: 79%

Average GPA: 3.54

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: July 1

Viterbo University Acceptance Rate 2021

It is moderately difficult to get into Viterbo University. Around 79 percent of all applicants to Viterbo University are accepted each year.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.54 /4.0.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Viterbo University a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and graduation rates

About 77 percent of students who start at Viterbo University come back the next year. Out of the 313 students who started at Viterbo University as first-time freshman, 162 graduate within four years.

Around 65 percent of students who started at Viterbo University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Based on this information, how does Viterbo University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Viterbo University a good school for YOU?

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All applicants will receive an admissions decision by July 1.

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College Info

900 Viterbo Drive La Crosse, WI 54601-4797

Campus Setting: Suburban

Viterbo University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Viterbo University is Aug 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Viterbo University is Aug 1.

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

Viterbo University ACT Scores


ACT Range

21 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above


21 to 25


21 and Less


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Viterbo University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1040 - 1420


Math SAT Range

510 - 630


Reading SAT Range

540 - 640

Viterbo University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Viterbo University is like? There are approximately 2,592 students enrolled at Viterbo University, including 1,751 undergraduate students and 841 graduate students. 82% percent of students attend school full-time, 74% percent are from WI and 26% percent of students are from other states.


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