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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 UWL among the best universities in the country.  There are many reasons why UWL 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 UWL among 12 universities nationally for successfully graduating students.

    Visit us

    The Admissions Office offers campus tours as well as a virtual tour of the UWL campus. In-person campus tours, lasting approximately one hour and led by a member of the Vanguard organization, are available  at 11 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., Monday through Friday, during the school year while classes are in session. During the summer session, tours are offered at 11 a.m. 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