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Future graduate students

Thank You for Your interest in the Graduate Programs at UW-La Crosse! 

The first step in pursuing a graduate degree is finding out as much as possible about the program you're interested in, it's curriculum, admission requirements, professors, and practical experiences. Not only will it ensure that you're making the best choice for you, but it will strengthen your application! Please visit our Graduate Programs section for a list of the graduate programs offered at UWL and to learn what makes each of them great.

Many of our courses and programs are offered on campus in traditional formats; however, we also have a growing number of courses and degrees delivered to students off campus through both on-line courses and face-to-face courses delivered in communities across the State of Wisconsin.

Why Should I Pursue a Graduate Degree at UWL?

UWL is a member of the Council of Graduate Schools and has several programs with national accreditation. A hallmark of the graduate education experience at UW-La Crosse is close interaction with faculty. Graduate students network with faculty through course work, collaboration in teaching, research projects, professional service endeavors, independent studies, practica, internships, and other scholarly pursuits to enhance their knowledge and skills. The graduate faculty is committed to quality in all graduate education endeavors. Many of our students continue their education in doctoral and other areas of professional study. We look forward to you joining our community of scholars!

How Do I Apply?

Please visit our Admissions page for information regarding:

When you're ready, apply here!

How Much Does Graduate School Cost?

For a general breakdown, click here. To learn more about financial aid and scholarship opportunities, click here and then select more specific searches in the left-side column.