Tuition and expenses
Estimated Expenses for F-1 Students
Studying in the United States can be expensive, so it is very important to have your finances in order and understand the costs of your program.
Below are the estimated expenses for one year of study at UW-La Crosse as a full-time student (non-exchange). These are the minimum amounts that must be proven in order to be issued an I-20 for F-1 students.
|Tuition and Fees||$18,451||$20,432||$12,851|
|Housing||$4,174 (based on Eagle Hall)||$5,676 (based on Reuter Hall)||$4,174 (based on Eagle Hall)|
|Meal Plan (based on the Eagle)||$2,468||$2,468||$2,468|
*If you plan to bring dependents with you, please be prepared to show an additional $5000 for a spouse and $3000 per child.
Orientation FeeNew international students are charged a $165.00 International Student Orientation Fee their first semester at UW-La Crosse. This fee goes towards meals, programming, transportation costs, materials, facilities rental, personnel fees, and other miscellaneous costs to achieve a successful orientation program that acclimates new international students to the UW-La Crosse campus and community.
International Advising FeeAll international students are charged a $50.00 International Advising Fee each term that goes towards the shipping/mailing expenses of immigration documents, professional memberships and affiliations for compliance assurance, training and staff development, emergency response systems for international students, software costs to ensure compliance with the rules and regulations, and other miscellaneous costs including program and event supplies.
International Support FeeAll international students are charged a $125.00 International Support fee that goes towards international admissions and recruitment.
International Health Insurance
International Contract Fee
International students who enroll at UW-La Crosse through an agreement with another university are charged the International Contract Fee. This fee supports costs associated with the ongoing development and negotiation of these agreements in order to increase access for international students to UW-La Crosse and strengthen our relationships with universities from around the world.
Please contact your international student advisor if you have any questions regarding these fees.