International Education & Engagement
Explore UW-La Crosse
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 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 11:00am 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