University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Graduate Schools

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (referred to as Wisconsin-La Crosse) is a Public, 4 years school located in La Crosse, WI. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is $10,087 for Wisconsin residents and $20,073 for out-of-state students. The school has 937 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 10,337 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (referred to as Wisconsin-La Crosse) is a Public, 4 years school located in La Crosse, WI. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1928 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Wisconsin-La Crosse Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Wisconsin-La Crosse (Wisconsin-La Crosse)
Address1725 State St, La Crosse, WI 54601-9959
Phone608-785-8000
Webhttps://www.uwlax.edu
Online Applicationhttps://apply.wisconsin.edu
Financial Infohttps://www.uwlax.edu/finaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is $10,087 for Wisconsin residents and $20,073 for out-of-state students. The school has 937 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 10,337 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 76 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 7 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$20,073
$10,087 for Wisconsin Residents
Student Population937
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs76 graduate programs
(7 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is $10,087 for Wisconsin residents and $20,073 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $481 for Wisconsin residents and $1,035 for out-of-state students.
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)7 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is $10,087 for Wisconsin residents and $20,073 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.17% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Wisconsin ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$8,567$1,337$18,637$1,337
2018-2019$8,567$1,348$18,637$1,348
2019-2020$8,651$1,368$18,637$1,368
2020-2021$8,651$1,401$18,637$1,401
2021-2022$8,651$1,436$18,637$1,436
The graduate school tuition & fees of Wisconsin-La Crosse is average compared to public graduate schools in Wisconsin. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,225 and the Wisconsin graduate tuition is $17,695 (public) / $15,856 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse$10,087$20,073
All Graduate Schools$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
Wisconsin Graduate Schools$13,354$16,338
Public$9,339$17,695
Private$15,856
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $8,798 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.04% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $8,798. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.04% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$6,206$1,964$6,206$1,964
2018-2019$6,331$1,956$6,331$1,956
2019-2020$6,465$1,972$6,465$1,972
2020-2021$6,594$2,028$6,594$2,028
2021-2022$6,770$2,028$6,770$2,028
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $481 for Wisconsin residents and $1,035 for other students at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Wisconsin ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$476$1,035
2018-2019$476$1,035
2019-2020$481$1,035
2020-2021$481$1,035
2021-2022$481$1,035

Graduate Programs at Wisconsin-La Crosse

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse offers 28 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 466 students have completed their study at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.
Offered Degrees at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree224392
Doctor's degree - other2147
Post Bachelor's Degree2027
Post Master's Degree200
Total285466
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other) program with 30 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other) program with 82 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Physical Therapy/Therapist program with 43 completers.
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse offers 28 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 466 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 392 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 47 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 27 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 142 completers-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration36-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)82-
Health Teacher Education0-
Reading Teacher Education24-
Engineering [+] 22 completers-
Computer Software Engineering22-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 26 completers$168,000
Biology/Biological Sciences25$168,000
Microbiology1-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 8 completers-
Applied Statistics, General8-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 29 completers-
Computational Science0-
Data Science, General29-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 38 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management10-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science28-
Psychology [+] 24 completers-
School Psychology24-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 103 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management3-
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist30-
Physician Assistant29-
Athletic Training/Trainer6-
Community Health and Preventive Medicine0-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist25-
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy10-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business Administration and Management0-
Total392
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 4 completers-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 43 completers-
Physical Therapy/Therapist43-
Total47
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 27 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration7-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)20-
Total27
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at Wisconsin-La Crosse

For academic year 2021-2022, total 937 students enrolled into University of Wisconsin-La Crosse graduate schools where it has total 10,337 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 393 full-time and 544 part-time graduate students. By gender, 324 male and 613 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total937324613
Full-time393118275
Part-tme544206338
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 793 White (84.63%), 18 Black/African American (1.92%), 36 Hispanic (3.84%), 35 Asian (3.74%), and 55 students with other races. 25 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total937324613
American Indian/Native American514
Asian351421
Black/African American18810
Hispanic361719
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White793256537
Two More1688
Un-Known853
Non-resident Alien251510
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 478 graduate students (51.01% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 121 graduate students (12.91% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total937
Enrolled Online Exclusively478
Enrolled Some Online Courses121
Not in Online Courses338
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. 374 students are aged 20 to 24 (39.91% of total students), 27 students are aged above 50 (2.88%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total937324613
Age 20-211147
Age 22-2436389274
Age 25-2926696170
Age 30-341154867
Age 35-39772849
Age 40-49784533
Age 50-64261412
Over 64101

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