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University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

1725 State St, La Crosse, WI 54601, USA

Situated in La Crosse, Wisconsin, the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse (UWL or UW–La Crosse) stands as a prominent public institution established in 1909. Operating within the broader framework of the University of Wisconsin System, it provides a comprehensive educational platform, offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Boasting a student body comprising 9,600 undergraduates and 1,000 graduate students, UW-La Crosse encompasses four schools and colleges, facilitating a diverse array of academic pursuits through its 102 undergraduate programs, 31 graduate programs, and 2 doctoral programs. As of 2021, its extensive alumni network spans across all 50 U.S. states and 57 countries. Recognized as a "Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs," the university allocated $3 million towards research endeavors in 2020. Noteworthy programs include esteemed offerings in occupational therapy, physical therapy, and physician assistant studies at the graduate level. Additionally, UW-La Crosse boasts a distinguished undergraduate program in archaeology and anthropology, distinguishing itself as a regional leader in the field. In the realm of athletics, the UW-La Crosse Eagles compete in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference as part of NCAA's Division III, with their spirited mascot, Stryker the Eagle, symbolizing their competitive ethos.