• Address: 900 Viterbo Drive, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601-8804

  • Phone Number: (608) 796-3001

  • Website: http://www.viterbo.edu/

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About Viterbo University

Viterbo University is a private not-for-profit university headquartered at LaCrosse, Wisconsin. It has a Roman Catholic religious affiliation and is one of the 24 Franciscan Universities present in the U.S. The Franciscan values include imbibing leadership qualities and ethics to the students. The university was admitted to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Roll in 2016.

  • The total student population is 2,699 approximately which consists of both full-time and part-time students.

  • The university has a small class size with a student-faculty ratio of 12:1.

  • Viterbo University acceptance rate is 63%

  • The retention rate is 80% and the total graduation rate is 46%.

  • Viterbo University address is 900 Viterbo Drive, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601-8804.


Viterbo University Online

The university provides online courses to the students through its online portal. It provides both degree and non-degree programs online for the students throughout the world. Online students can receive the academic resources required from the ‘online resources and services’ website.

Viterbo University Vitnet - It is available for all the students who are enrolled in on-campus or online courses to get information related to the university events, access dashboard, to seek help from the professors and fellow students.

Viterbo University Email - The user ID and password is provided by the university authorities to the students. They can log in to the online portal with the university email ID and check emails from the university. Students can check attendance, grades and get university update from the online portal.


Viterbo University Colleges

  • College of Arts and Letters

  • College of Business and Leadership

  • College of Nursing, Health, and Human Behavior

  • College of Education, Science, and Mathematics


Viterbo University Tuition

The tuition fee varies yearly. The total average tuition for online degrees is as follows.

Degree Type Total Average Tuition
Associate $15,810
Bachelors $58,950
Masters $21,218
Graduate Certificate $7,380

Viterbo University Majors

The university offers programs in the following 6 majors.

Nursing Interdisciplinary Studies
Education Health Science
Accounting Business Management

Viterbo University Degrees and Programs

The university provides Associates, Bachelors, and Masters degrees. It also offers Graduate Certificates to the students. Some of the online programs being offered are given below.

Associate of Arts in General Studies
Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Graduate Certificate in Health Care Managemen
Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Leadership
Graduate Certificate in Ethical Leadership in Organizations

Viterbo University Financial Aid

  • Students in the university are eligible to apply for various financial aids such as Federal Aids, State Aids, and Institutional Aids.

  • Students must fill in the FAFSA form in order to apply for the financial aids. The Viterbo University Federal School Code is 003911

  • Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits are available as Military Aid for the students. 42 students receive an average amount of $12,860 per year as Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits.

  • $19,751 is the average amount awarded per year as Viterbo University Scholarships and Grants.


Viterbo University Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation

The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

Programmatic Accreditation

  • Business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.

  • Teaching programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

  • Nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.


Viterbo University Library

  • Todd Wehr Library is the name university library located in the university building.

  • The library has a huge collection of books, articles, journals, and magazines. It has an art collection as well.

  • Students and faculty can access the library and library staff are available for any issues and queries related to the books and the library resources.

  • The library also has an online presence which consists of several databases, ebooks, online journals, and research papers.


Viterbo University Ranking and Reviews

  • The U.S. News and World Report ranked the university 124th in 'Regional Universities-Midwest'.

  • Infrastructure and labs of the university are sophisticated.

  • The professors are supportive and offer individual attention to the students.

  • The internship opportunities help the students to get hands-on experience.

  • The teaching styles vary according to the program, to provide students with relevant knowledge and expertise.


Viterbo University Campus

The campus has several organizations, clubs, dorms, fine arts center, bookstore, food courts, library, athletics, intramurals, campus security team, career services, and community services for the students to engage in and help them throughout their stay in university.

Viterbo University Dorms - The dorms present in the university offers all the facilities for the students. The students pursuing regular courses on campus can stay in dorms along with university friends and classmates.

Viterbo University Bookstore - Books, apparels, gifts, collectibles, college supplies, and accessories are available for the university students at the bookstore. It also has an online presence where students can log in to the account and order the required items.

Viterbo University Athletics - 'V Hawks' is the name of the athletics team of the university. The student-athletes are awarded scholarships and rewards based on their performance in athletics. They participate in Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference and intercollegiate athletics. They have won 5-star silver institution. Sponsors of university athletics include Domino’s, The Insurance Center, Gundersen Health System, and La Crosse Insurance Agency.

Viterbo University Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit
Also see:
For-Profit vs Not-For-Profit

Headquartered at

La Crosse, Wisconsin

FAFSA/Federal School Code

003911
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What is FAFSA school code?
How to fill FAFSA application?

Institutional Accreditation

HLC
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What is Accreditation in Colleges and Universities?

Programmatic Accreditation

ACBSP, NCATE, CCNE

Religious Affiliation

Roman Catholic
Also see:
What are Religious Affiliated Colleges and Universities?

Historically Black College or University

No

Facilities

Student Portal , Military Friendly, Veterans Friendly , eLibrary , Financial Aid, Yellow Ribbon Program

Data Source: http://www.viterbo.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Viterbo University Statistics

Key Statistics
Acceptance Rate 63 %
Student Faculty Ratio 12: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 80 % Part Time: 100 %
Total Population 2,699
Student Population Full Time: 1,914 Part Time: 785
Gender Division Male: 27 % Female: 73 %
Admission Statistics Male Female
Total Applicants - 1,770 675 1,095
Total Applicants Admitted - 1,107 341 766
Applicants Enrolled - 312 93 219
Full time Applicants Enrolled - 311 92 219

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 34 %

The College Monk

Female: 50 %

Total Graduation Rate: 46 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Viterbo University Majors and Online Programs

Schools and Colleges in Viterbo University

College of Arts and Letters

Majors available

Literature Education

College of Nursing, Health, and Human Behavior

Majors available

Nursing Health Science

College of Business and Leadership

Majors available

Business Management

College of Education, Science, and Mathematics

Majors available

Education

Viterbo University Admissions and Application Requirement

Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 10
Number of students submitting ACT scores 295
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 3%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 95%
SAT Math 595 average 550 - 640 range
SAT Critical Reading 505 average 490 - 520 range
ACT Composite 23 average 21 - 26 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.


Viterbo University Financial Aid and Scholarships

Institutional Aid

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Athletic Scholarships $14,865 Member of Athletic team. U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Varies
Fine Arts Scholarships $14,865 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled in Fine Arts Area. Varies
Army ROTC Scholarship $14,865 U.S. citizen. High school GPA of at least 2.50. Varies
Viterbo Accounting Scholarship $14,865 Satisfactory academic progress. Student enrolled in Accounting. Varies
Sister Carlene Unser Art Scholarship $14,865 Satisfactory academic progress. Student enrolled in Arts. Varies

Data Source: http://www.viterbo.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military Aid

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $17,200 Individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service after September 10, 2001. Honorably discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. Varies
Yellow Ribbon Program Varies Eligible for the maximum benefit rate (100%) under the Post 9/11 GI Bill. Must not be on active duty or a spouse transferee of an active duty member. Varies
Tuition Assistance Program Varies Eligible Members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard. Varies

Data Source: http://www.viterbo.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $13,973
$30,001 - $48,000 $13,840
$48,001 - $75,000 $15,885
$75,001 - $110,000 $19,180
Over $110,000 $23,532

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 28% $3,865
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 100% $16,588
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 35% $3,243
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 99% $14,589
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 77% $6,954
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 76% $5,353
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 19,751
Military Aid
Number of students receiving (DOD) tuition assistance: 6
Total tuition assistance awarded (DOD): $16,400
Average tuition assistance awarded (DOD): $2,733
Tuition Policies for Veterans and Military https://www.viterbo.edu/military-and-veterans
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 42 $12,860
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 36 $14,490
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 6 $3,079

Data Source: http://www.viterbo.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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