University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

UW - La Crosse Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual analyzed the data to learn how diverse the standard college campus really is, taking into account race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the UW - La Crosse diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

UW - La Crosse Student Population

How Many Students Attend University of Wisconsin - La Crosse?

UW - La Crosse total enrollment is approximately 10,623 students.

9,098 are undergraduates and 394 are graduate students.

UW - La Crosse Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time UW - La Crosse undergraduate population is made up of 57% women, and 43% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

UW - La Crosse Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 8,105
Hispanic 340
Multi-Ethnic 318
Asian 179
International 76
Black or African American 60
Unknown 3
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

UW - La Crosse Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 63% of full-time grad students are women, and 37% men.

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UW - La Crosse Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 334
International 23
Asian 14
Multi-Ethnic 11
Hispanic 8
Black or African American 4
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
Unknown 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

UW - La Crosse achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #2,121 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  2121 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  39.65 out of 100
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Some schools are more diverse in different categories, some are less. This school ranks close to average in overall diversity, and some categories may be more diverse than others. The diversity categories measured on this page are student race/ethnicity, gender, age, and location.

How Does UW - La Crosse Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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UW - La Crosse is considered middle of the road when it comes to overall diversity. Some aspects of diversity may be stronger than others.

Below Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

UW - La Crosse is ranked 3,343 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  3343 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  11.80 out of 100
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UW - La Crosse Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 9,408
Hispanic 386
Multi-Ethnic 356
Asian 241
International 116
Black or African American 89
Unknown 5
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,109
Asian 80
Black or African American 19
Multi-Ethnic 8
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

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UW - La Crosse ranks 985 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  985 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  74.03 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 6,026 female students and 4,597 male students at UW - La Crosse.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of UW - La Crosse is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  96.71 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 659 female teachers and 617 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

19.02% Out of State
0.76% Out of the Country

UW - La Crosse ranks 1,321 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

19.02% of UW - La Crosse students come from out of state, and 0.76% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  39 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 16 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Wisconsin 1,681
Illinois 72
Iowa 9
Michigan 3
Nebraska 2

International Students at UW - La Crosse

Students from 25 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Saudi Arabia, and Japan.

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Above Average Student Age Diversity

Above Average Student Age Diversity
72.56% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  61.71 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At UW - La Crosse, 72.56% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
20-21 3,850
18-19 3,804
22-24 1,934
25-29 432
35 and over 192
30-34 163
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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