Profile Data from 2013
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $8,755
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    1,557
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
1725 State Street
138 Wimberly Hall
La Crosse, 54601,
Website

About College of Business Administration

The College of Business Administration's undergraduate program primarily serves residential full-time students in a traditional campus learning environment. Our mission is to provide students an exceptional business education that empowers them to serve organizations and communities as socially responsible citizens in a global environment. Our learning outcomes relate to communication, critical thinking, global context, social responsibility, and competency in the major. We strive to enable and equip students with an education that gives them the ability to effectively act in their own lives, organizations, communities and society

Quick Stats

  • Selectivity
    76%
  • Yield
    41%
  • Average Salary
    $42,391
  • School Status
    Public
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1971

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About University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
76% University of Wisconsin - La Crosse 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. Secondary school record
  2. Class rank
  3. SAT/ACT scores
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
6438% 6,438
76% 76
41% 41
76% School Selectivity
41% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • ACT or SAT
  • WPT in Math and English
  • Are Interviews Required? Not required
Additional Requirements:

TOEFL or IELTS for non-native speakers

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
379% 379
10% 10
100% 100
10% Program Selectivity
100% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not required
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled Separate application
  • Min college GPA for transfers 2.5
  • Other transfer requirements Successful completion of pre-business core requirements. 54 semester credits earned.
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions No
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 0
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses?
  • How freshmen are admitted
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
0%
0%
0%
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
99% 99
9% 9.484761904761905
99% Accept Offers
100% Graduates seeking full-time employment
0% Graduates not seeking employment
64% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • Trane Co. 42
  • Kaplan Professional 10
  • Baker Tilly 8
  • Northwestern Mutual 7
  • Area Family YMCA 5
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 15
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 88
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Career prep courses and workshops; career fairs

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$14,755
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $8,755
  • Expenses $6,000
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$21,181
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $15,181
  • Expenses $6,000
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need
  • Merit
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Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://www.uwlax.edu/finaid/
Scholarships
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • College of Business Administration
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
33% 30
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
52% 30
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
College of Business Administration 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Business Sustainability
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
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Business Program Classes
0% Less than 20 Students 0% More than 50 Students
100% 21 to 50 students
30 Average number of students in non-business required electives
New Electives
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2011
Degrees Offered
  • BS
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
72% 72
67% 67
Prominent Faculty
  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    Internships are offered, but not required. Most are associated with local businesses and institutions and most all are paid positions. Internships are coordinated through the Career Services office.

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    There are literally hundreds of choices.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    The university has an Involvement Center that coordinates opportunities on and off campus and it is open to all students.

Students

27% Students in Top 10% of High School Class
25 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
88% 88
Asian American
6% 6
Hispanic
4% 4
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
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U.S. Regional Breakdown
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%
%
%
%
%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
90% 90
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
10% 10
86% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
51% 51
71% 71

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni
Alumni Donations
Average Gift Largest Gift

Most Prominent Alumni