University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in La Crosse, WI, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is one of the best universities in the state of Wisconsin. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

  • According to AbbreviationFinder, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is often abbreviated as UWLAX.

1725 State Street La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: (608) 785-8939
Web site:

Rankings: University of Wisconsin–La Crosse

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 17
Score: 59
Peer college rating (out of 5) 3.0
Graduation and retention ranking: 14
Average freshman retention rate: 87.5%
6-year graduation rate: 64.8%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 95
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 35.4%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 8.4%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 23:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 87.0%
Student selectivity ranking: 3
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 23-27
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 32%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 79%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 66.4%
Financial resources rank: 116
Alumni giving rank: 46
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 13.1%

Essential Facts: University of Wisconsin–La Crosse

Ranking: #31 Regional University Midwest (2017)
Acceptance rate: 71.00% (2019-20)
Tuition: in-state $7,585 / out-of-state $16,250 (2019)
School colors: Grey · Maroon
Mascot: Colbert the Eagle
Founded: 1909

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse History

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General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 35%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 1%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 1%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 66%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? No
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 20%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station