Viterbo University 1

2014 Quick Stats
900 Viterbo Drive

La Crosse, WI 54601

Phone: (608) 796-3000
2012-2013 Tuition
tuition and fees
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Regional Universities (Midwest)

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Viterbo University is a private institution that was founded in 1890. It has a urban setting and the campus size is 68 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Viterbo University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $22,670 (2012-13).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Viterbo University, a Catholic, Franciscan ecumenical university, prepares students for leadership and service by providing a student-centered, values-based, learning-focused liberal arts education rooted in the values of human dignity and respect for the world. Viterbo offers a wide variety of programs that encourage and challenge students to be thoughtful, creative, competent, and independent thinkers. We offer a seamless education that blends undergraduate and graduate courses with liberal arts courses so as to develop a whole, value-based person. By encouraging leadership and service students become capable and socially responsible in using their talents, energy, resources, and time to conceive and implement worthy vocations and projects for the good of people and the world. Viterbo University's Center for Ethics in Leadership assists the entire school community in its commitment to inculcate ethics across all aspects of university life.

General Information

School type private
Year founded 1890
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment N/A


When applying to Viterbo University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Viterbo University is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 77.9 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 77.9% 4
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 1

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Academic Life

The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 71 percent.

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Student-faculty ratio N/A 4
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Student Life

Viterbo University is part of the NAIA athletic conference.

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Collegiate athletic association NAIA

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Campus Info & Services

Viterbo University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Viterbo University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Viterbo University, 20 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Viterbo University.

Students who have cars on campus 20%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Tuition and fees $22,670 (2012-13)
Room and board $7,433 (2012-13)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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