University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

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University of Wisconsin-La Crosse


Graduates

  • 81% have a job after 6 months
  • N/A have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years

In-state Tuition

$5,550 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$13,000 / year

Room and Board

$5,020

Application deadline

Rolling

Application fee

$35




Educational Resources

Libraries

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).

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 687,207 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 3,160 current serial subscriptions.
  • 1,246,750 microforms.
  • 2,727 Audio/Visual items.
  • 112,832 e-books.

Museums & Art

Greenhouse, Planetarium, Mississippi Valley Archaeology center, River Studies Center, Eagle Recreation Center, Health Science Center, Special Collections/Area Research Center, Business Development Center

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 600 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 20 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 100 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 20 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 100 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are not permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available 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
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 1,800 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 36% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 86% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 2% of housing units are Triples.
  • 12% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 11 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 9% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 66% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events 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
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station
  • In total, there are about 182 organizations on campus.
  • 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 Eta, Sigma Tau Delta
  • 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 - a Christian Campus Ministry, Latter Day Saints Student Association, Lutheran Campus Ministry, Muslim Students Association, Newman Catholic Students, United Campus Ministry, Voices in Praise
  • 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 Organization, La Crosse International Friendship Exchange, Native American Student Association, Latin American Student Organization, Diversity Organizations Coalition, Ethnic & Racial Studies Academic Club, German Club, Le Cercle Francais, South Asian Student Organization, Spanish Club
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) American Sign Language Club, American Marketing Association, Ceramics Club, Cheerleaders, Competition Dance Team, Foam Fighting Club, Friends of Enchantment and Insightful Conceits: A Book Club, Homecoming Council, Jewelers Guild, La Crosse Hip-Hop Dance Group, Music Educators National Conference, National Band Association, Pirates Guild, Rainbow Unity, Returning Adult Student Organization, Screaming Eagles Marching Band, Second Supper Alternate News, Social Action Theatre, Student Alumni Ambassadors, Students Advocating Potential Ability, Swing and Social Dance Club, Triathlon Club, Weightlifting, Women's Studies Student Association, Theatre Arts Club, Volunteering Within, Powerlifting, and Bodybuilding Club, Campus Girl Scouts, Circle K, Gamma Sigma Sigma, Habitat for Humanity, Lions Club, Money Talks, Student Optimist Club, Vanguard Organization, Amnesty International, College Democrats, College Republicans, Colleges Against Cancer, Men United Against Sexual Assault, Model United Nations Club, The Progressives, Promoting Awareness and Victim Empowerment, Reach and Share, club and intramural sports. See for complete listing
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Racquet (weekly); The Eagle Connection (weekly); Focus (twice yearly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Minneapolis (160), La Crosse, WI (5)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): La Crosse (3)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): La Crosse (2)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 21% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 3 fraternities
  • 2 fraternity houses
  • 1% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 2 sororities
  • 2 sorority houses
  • 1% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors

Comments & Feedback
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Anderson

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In High School now...are there any scholarships for power lifting? also, any schoarships for choir?



thanks... posted Jan 5th, 2012 12:57 am



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