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    UW-La Crosse Campus

    The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is an exceptional university with a wide range of both undergraduate and graduate academic programs.  The experts at U.S. New & World Report and Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine consistently rank UW-L among the best universities in the country.  There are many reasons why UW-L is a great university to attend; here are just a few:

    • Public, comprehensive university founded in 1909
    • Part of the prestigious University of Wisconsin System
    • 10,227 students; 37 states and more than 35 countries represented
    The American Association of State Colleges and Universities placed UW-L among 12 universities nationally for successfully graduating students.

    Visit us

    The Admissions Office offers campus tours as well as a virtual tour of the UW-L campus. In-person campus tours, lasting approximately one hour and led by a member of the Vanguard organization, are available  at 11:00am and 2:15pm, Monday through Friday, during the school year while classes are in session. During the summer session, tours are offered at 11:00am only, Monday through Friday.  Admissions counselors are available to answer questions at the conclusion of your tour. 

    Please note: no tours are offered during spring break (March 17-21) or at the conclusion of the semester (May 10-June 1). Schedule your visit online.

    The City of La Crosse

    La Crosse is located in southwestern Wisconsin on the scenic Mississippi River.  Here you will enjoy large-city convenience and small-town warmth that supports a positive living and learning experience.  U.S. News & World Report deems La Crosse in the top 10 places to live nationally.  

    "With a population of about 50,000, La Crosse, Wisconsin, is a great staging ground for exploring the natural wonders of the upper Mississippi area" -U.S. News & World Report