Viterbo University

La Crosse, WI

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,639
Graduate Enrollment: 860
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Campus Details

Small City (<100k)
Four-year, small, highly residential // full-time, selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 77.46%

Male/Female: 25% / 75% (2017)

First generation college students: 28.2% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 12.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 1.2% (2011)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,148
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 920 - 1290

2022 Median Admit ACT: 23
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 20 - 26

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 46.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 22.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 14.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 9.4% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 77.8%
Black: 9.2%
Hispanic: 5.6%
Asian: 2.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 2.9%
Non-resident alien: 0.6%
Unknown race: 1.6%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $41,474
In-State tuition: $29,920
Out-of-State tuition: $29,920

Estimated books and supplies: $1,000 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $9,865 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,500 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $9,865 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,500 (2022)

Average Family Income: $92,867 (2017)
Median Family Income: $67,276 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 24.5%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 59.6%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $25,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $265 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $13,229
$30k-48k $11,837
$48k-75k $13,466
$75k-110k $19,982
$110k+ $24,478

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 48%
6-year graduation rate: 65%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 98.2% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $25,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $7,430 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $20,310 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $20,908 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 76.7% (2015)
@3 year 79.7% (2017)
@5 year 84.8% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 58.9% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 62.9% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $56,417 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $59,358 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 4
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 1
Master's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 15
Graduate/Professional Certificate Curriculum and Instruction. 6
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 46 $199 $63,889 ($5,324) $65,610 ($5,468)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 140 $325 $74,641 ($6,220) $89,229 ($7,436)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Special Education and Teaching. 8
Graduate/Professional Certificate Special Education and Teaching. 25
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 7 $34,773 ($2,898)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 69 $184
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 4
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 2
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 98
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 1
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 7
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 2
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 11
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 2
Bachelor's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 3
Bachelor's Degree Biopsychology. 1
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 5
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 6
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 4
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 12 $41,842 ($3,487)
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 9
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 7 $31,000 $265 $41,476 ($3,456) $49,400 ($4,117)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 1
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 1
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 15 $26,906 $242 $18,431 ($1,536) $26,730 ($2,228)
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 3
Bachelor's Degree Music. 6
Bachelor's Degree Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management. 2
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 17 $31,000 $285 $47,770 ($3,981)
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 15 $487 $45,379 ($3,782) $57,399 ($4,783)
Bachelor's Degree Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 13 $42,963 ($3,580) $60,873 ($5,073)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 14
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 170 $29,013 $286 $65,174 ($5,431) $70,501 ($5,875)
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 13
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 47 $30,975 $265 $49,249 ($4,104) $62,410 ($5,201)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 60 $341 $67,172 ($5,598) $79,110 ($6,593)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 2
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 16 $56,643 ($4,720)
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 4
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 10
Bachelor's Degree History. 1


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $59,058
Full time faculty: 42%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 11.0

School's endowment start of year: $55,256,922 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $68,452,039 (2022)