Winona State University

Women's WCLA Contact: Justin Beal
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7,237 Undergrads / 7,792 Students
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$16,617 Net Price
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68% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Town: Distant

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
18 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
37% / 58%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
  • La Crosse Wisconsin Area
  • Rochester Minnesota Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Greater Milwaukee Area
  • Madison Wisconsin Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Eau Claire Wisconsin Area
  • St. Cloud Minnesota Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Oshkosh Wisconsin Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Wausau Wisconsin Area
Where Grads Work
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Fastenal
  • Target
  • IBM
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • Wells Fargo
  • University of Minnesota
  • U.S. Bank
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Gundersen Health System
  • Best Buy
  • ThreeM
  • Medtronic
  • Ameriprise Financial Services Inc.
  • Allina Health
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Healthcare Services
  • Information Technology
  • Support
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Community and Social Services
  • Administrative
  • Human Resources
  • Media and Communication
  • Engineering
  • Consulting
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
390 - 560
510 - 630
1030 - 1230
18 - 24
18 - 24
19 - 24

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.


This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 7,663 2,381 5,282
% Admitted 68% 63% 70%
% Admits That Enroll 30% 28% 31%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.35
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (19%)
    Business (19%)
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (15%)
    Education (14%)
    Elementary Education and Teaching (8%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (7%)
    Human Services, General (6%)
    Social Work (6%)
    Business Administration and Management, General (6%)
    Kinesiology and Exercise Science (5%)
    Psychology, General (5%)
    Psychology (5%)
    Communication & Journalism (4%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (4%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (4%)
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General (3%)
    Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General (3%)
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    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$9,666 $14,772
    Books & Supplies$900 $900
    Cost of Living$9,098 $9,098
    Personal Expenses$2,640 $2,640
    Sticker Price$22,304 $27,492

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    90% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship68%$5,073
    Federal Grants29%$4,268
    Pell Grants29%$4,169
    Other Federal3%$1,065
    State & Local Grants29%$3,235
    Institutional Grants45%$2,833
    Student Loans69%$9,343
    Federal Loans68%$5,466
    Other Loans27%$10,426

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $40.2 Million $5,153

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $23,206.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $16,816 $247

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 3.4%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 4,120 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $44,700

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.32 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 37% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 3 3
    Fondling 3 2
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 4 3
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Single program-Other
    Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, primarily residential

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