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  • Fast facts

     #4 public midwest regional university according to
    U.S.News and World Report
    named on Kiplinger's 100 "Best Values in Public Colleges"
    Student population
     
     

    57% female

    43% male

    Current Enrollment

    Total enrollment: 10,558 students
    Orange Undergraduate students (9,777)
    Blue Graduate students (781)

    Our student body comes from:
    40states
    30countries
    17% of students study abroad
    In the classroom

    76% of faculty hold a Ph.D. or terminal degree

    19:
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    Student to faculty ratio

    Top 5 most popular undergraduate majors:

    New freshman facts:
    25

    Average ACT

    68

    Valedictorians

    96%

    Live on-campus

    86% retention rate

    percent of new freshman who return
    to UW-L their next year

    80th Percentile

    median high school class rank

    Athletics:
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    19 Division III athletic teams

    63 National championships

    UW-L student-athletes consistently earn the highest average GPA in the conference

    La Crosse, WI - City population: 52,000+

    Why we love
    La Crosse, WI

    Historic downtownBeautiful environmentStrong community
    City of La Crosse, located 150 miles from Minneapolis, 70 miles from Rochester, 283 miles from Chicago, 200 miles from Milwaukee, 142 miles from Madison, 206 miles from Greenbay, 280 miles from Duluth/Superior