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University of Wisconsin — La Crosse (La Crosse, WI)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 1%
Applicants who took ACT: 99%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 23%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 0%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 23%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 23%
SAT I Math score 700+: 0%
SAT I Math score 600+: 23%
ACT score 24-29: 58%
ACT score 30-36: 6%
ACT score 24+: 64%
Students applied: 5,975
Students admitted: 4,765
Admission rate: 80%
Students per faculty: 18
4-year graduation rate: 36%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 9,629
Full-time enrolled men: 4,003
Full-time enrolled women: 5,160
Part-time enrolled men: 214
Part-time enrolled women: 252
Freshmen retained: 85%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $7,585
Fees (in state): $1,506
Tuition (out of state): $16,106
Fees (out of state): $1,506
Room and board: $6,156
Est. book expense: $120
Total cost (in state): $15,367
Total cost (out of state): $23,888
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$9,921
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$13,671
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$18,442
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$22,192
Average debt at graduation: $25,805

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 69%
Average need-based aid: $5,446
Average non-need-based aid: $1,696

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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