About This CampusUWL has been consistently ranked as one of the top institutions in the U.S. News World Reports - Midwest rankings.
As a campus community of 10,000+ students, UWL offers 88 programs of study across multiple disciplines. Programs of study include traditional liberal arts majors, an accredited College of Business Administration, one of only 12 undergraduate archaeological studies programs in the nation, and one of the top 4 Therapeutic Recreation programs in the U.S. On average, the student to faculty ratio is 19:1.
With immersive programs in the residence halls and over 170 student organizations, UWL offers a multitude of activities that cater to multiple student interests or causes.
UWL is also home to a lively arts community and one of the finest NCAA Division III programs in the country.
UWL is also home to international students and community members from over 27 different countries.
Location InformationNestled between the Mississippi River and the bluffs, La Crosse and UWL is famous for its exceptional natural beauty. The UWL campus is located in the middle of a quaint community which also is home to 2 other higher ed institutions and 2 major medical hospitals. Most local hot spots are within walking distance from campus and easily accessible via the local MTU bus system, which UWL students use for free with their student I.D.
Helpful InformationAbundant water, woodlands and varying terrain provide for year-round outdoor recreation. The city also has a regional airport and Amtrak station for ease of travel into/out of La Crosse. Students can find air and ground transportation to major metropolitan cities nearby which include Madison, WI (2.5 hours away), Milwaukee, WI (3 hours away), Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN (3 hours away), and Chicago, IL (5 hours away).