Viterbo University

900 Viterbo Dr, La Crosse, United States
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Overview of Viterbo University

About this school

Viterbo, founded in 1890, is a private, church-affiliated, multipurpose university. Its 12-acre campus is located in LaCrosse, southeast of Minneapolis-St. Paul.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,875
    • Men:488 (26.0%)
    • Women:1,387 (74.0%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Viterbo University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
3
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
3
Academic Electives
3
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for admission ACT: Used for admission

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
900 Viterbo Drive
City, State, Zip
La Crosse, WI  54601-4797
Phone
(608) 796-3010
Fax
(608) 796-3050
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 15
Application Fee
-
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Audition for theater and music, portfolio for art recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
63% of 1,770 applicants were admitted
Women
70% of 1,095 applicants were admitted
Men
51% of 675 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
542 (49%) of 1,107 admitted students enrolled
Women
380 (50%) of 766 admitted students enrolled
Men
162 (48%) of 341 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.51
375 And Above
37%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
11%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |20-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
6%
• Score 24 - 29
38%
• Score 18 - 23
53%
• Score 12 - 17
3%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $26,920 (75.44843049327355%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,760 (24.55156950672646%)
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Viterbo University accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
Not reported
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
State scholarships, Institutional scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Not reported

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Not required

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


120

Part-Time Faculty


204

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


19%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 29% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 40% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 22% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 3% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 3% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 42% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 26% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 32% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Sophomore Standing


Not reported

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
69,740

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
400
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Not reported

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Viterbo University provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


80.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


30.7%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


44%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


46.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (62)


  • Accounting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biopsychology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Biology
  • Fine and Studio Arts Management
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Health and Wellness, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, Other
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Pedagogy
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Musical Theatre
  • Natural Sciences
  • Organizational Communication, General
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
  • Sustainability Studies
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
  • Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
  • Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad

Study Abroad


Biological/life sciences, Business/marketing, Communication/journalism, Education, English, Foreign languages and literature, Health professions and related sciences, Interdisciplinary studies, Liberal arts/general studies, Mathematics and statistics, Parks and recreation, Philosophy and religious studies, Physical sciences, Psychology, Public administration and social services, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services, Social sciences, Visual and performing arts

Online Degrees


English, history, philosophy, religious studies, or Spanish/ business or servant leadership

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Arts in Education, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (17)


  • Addictions/Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education of the Gifted
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Ethics
  • Health Psychology
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • International Business
  • Organizational Management
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Project Management
  • Reading Education
  • Special Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


51,522

Nearest Metropolitan Area


72 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
5.3 average low in January, 79.8 average high in September
Rain
113 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
150 mile(s) from campus in Minneapolis-St. Paul
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in LaCrosse
Nearest Train Station
3 mile(s) from campus in LaCrosse

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


24% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


76%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Vic the V-Hawk'
School Colors
Cardinal and silver

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Viterbo University offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, student activities board (sab), viterbo student nurses association (vsna), education club, colleges against cancer (cal), residence hall association

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,483

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,875
Women
1,387
Men
488

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.9% Asian
  • 1.7% Black/African-American
  • 2.9% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 91.6% White
  • 0.4% Unknown

International Students


2.2% from 6 countries

Average Age


24

Number of Graduate Students


886

Student Resources

Study resources