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University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

La Crosse, WI 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate82%

UW La Crosse Academics

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse requires a minimum of 120 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 70% of students who start college at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse complete all the credits required within six years.

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse true.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: University of Wisconsin-La Crosse may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Do I Have To Take At University of Wisconsin-La Crosse?

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer No

Reminder: Check with University of Wisconsin-La Crosse directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

When choosing a major, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse false.University of Wisconsin-La Crosse offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Does University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ University of Wisconsin-La Crosse does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Have An Online Program?

✅ University of Wisconsin-La Crosse true for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Give Credit for AP Classes?

✅ University of Wisconsin-La Crosse true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Have An Honors Program?

❌ University of Wisconsin-La Crosse false or a Freshman Honor College.

Does University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Require Internships?

🟨 University of Wisconsin-La Crosse does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Library

The main library on campus is the Murphy Library and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

UW La Crosse offers these dual degree programs:

•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with University of Wisconsin-Madison; University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; University of Wisconsin-Platteville; University of Minnesota-Duluth; Winona State University

•Physical therapy and physics; physical therapy and biology


What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does University of Wisconsin-La Crosse have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse include:

•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus

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