Tuition and housing costs

Undergraduate Overview 2022-23

While the overall costs of attending college vary with each student, there are certain costs which can be anticipated.

Estimated 2022-23 costs for full time undergraduate students are:

Student Base Budget WI resident MN resident Non-resident MSEP ? Return to WI ? WI/MN commuter
Tuition/Fees ? $9,340 $9,435 $18,160  $12,490 $14,380 $9,340/$9,435
Room ?
traditional double
$4,213 $4,213 $4,213 $4,213

$4,213

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Food
Eagle meal plan
$2,713 $2,713 $2,713  $2,713 $2,713 0
TOTALS
divide in half for per semester costs
$16,266 $16,361
$25,086  $19,416 $21,306 $9,340/$9,435

Additional estimated personal expenses for the year: $1,500-$2,000

How does Minnesota reciprocity work?

Minnesota residents can attend under the reciprocity program. However, they must file an "Application for Reciprocity Fee Status". Applications are available at your high school guidance office or the Minnesota Office of Higher Education. Choose the year you will be attending school. The application for the 2021-22 year is currently available.  The application for 2022-23 should be available in March 2022. 

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UW-La Crosse offers several additional options to help students and families control the cost of attending college, including:

International Estimated 2021-22 expanding section
  Undergraduate
(2 semesters)
Graduate
(2 semesters)

ESL Study
(2 semesters)

12 credits each semester

Tuition and Fees $18,137 $20,160 $8,660
International Fees $350 all students $350 all students $350 all students
Orientation Fee $175 new students $175 new students $175 new students
Housing $4,907 (based on Eagle Hall) $6,311 (based on Reuter Hall) $4,907 (based on Eagle Hall)
Meal Plan (based on the Eagle) $2,674 $2,674 $2,674
Health Insurance $1,754 $1,754 $1,754
Personal Expenses $2,000 $2,000 $2,000
Estimated Total $29,997 $33,424 $20,520