UW-La Crosse Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of Wisconsin La Crosse
How hard is it to get into UW-La Crosse and can I get accepted? The school has a 73% acceptance rate ranking it #23 in Wisconsin for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,933 out of 6,723 applicants were admitted making UW-La Crosse a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 37 percent. University of Wisconsin La Crosse typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 43% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
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UW-La Crosse SAT Scores
SAT RangeNot Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT-
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||N/A|
|SAT Math 25th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 25th||N/A|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||N/A|
|SAT Math 75th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 75th||N/A|
|Average SAT Score||N/A|
UW-La Crosse ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT99%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||22|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||24|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UW-La Crosse?
Admission data indicates that UW-La Crosse regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #8 in Wisconsin for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 99 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Wisconsin La Crosse.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>82%|
|24 to 26||Avg +||73%-82%|
|22 to 24||Avg -||61%-73%|
|20 to 22||Reach||48%-61%|
|Less than 20||Low||<48%|
Avg. High School GPA3.42*
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into University of Wisconsin La Crosse. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Wisconsin La Crosse was 3.42 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #11 in Wisconsin for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as UW-La Crosse accepts 73% of students who apply.
77% of University of Wisconsin La Crosse freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||26%|
|Top 25% of class||77%|
|Top 50% of class||98%|
|Bottom 50% of class||2%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||28%||66%||43%|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Wisconsin La Crosse and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=240329 IPEDS survey data for University of Wisconsin La Crosse.