The University of Wisconsin-Lacrosse offers strong programs in archaeology, business administration, accountancy, computer science, English, exercise & sport science, history, political science, biology, finance and communication studies. 


On campus housing available for students in Eagle Hall. Laundry services and cooking facilities are available onsite.


Students receive a meal plan that includes 19 meals per week to be used at the university cafeteria.

*Calendar Year students are not eligible for ISEP housing or meal benefits over the summer break

Program Website

Course Description - Students can find course descriptions using this link. 

Website for Course Availability

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University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

Founded in 1909, the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UWL) is a public, coeducational university with a total enrollment of approximately 10,408 students, including 9,650 undergraduates. Regionally, UWL ranks fourth for Public Midwest...


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*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Area Studies:

    Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other Women’s Studies

  • Biology:

    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Biophysics Botany/Plant Biology Microbiology and Immunology Neuroscience Physiology Plant Physiology

  • Business:

    Accounting Actuarial Science Business Management Economics Finance International Business/Trade/Commerce Management Information Systems Marketing

  • Communication: Recommended!

    Digital Communication and Media Intercultural Communication Speech Communication and Rhetoric

  • Computer and Information Sciences

    Computer Applications Programming

  • Education:

    Curriculum and Instruction Early Childhood Education Elementary Education Health Teacher Education Secondary Education Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language

  • Engineering

    Computer Engineering

  • English Language and Literature: Recommended!

    American Literature (United States) English Literature (British and Commonwealth) General Literature Professional/Technical Writing Rhetoric and Composition Writing

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures:

    French Language and Literature German Language and Literature Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Sciences:

    Clinical Laboratory Science Public Health Respiratory Therapy

  • History:

    American History (United States) Ancient Studies/Civilizations Asian History European History

  • Law/Criminal Justice

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences


  • Mathematics


  • Philosophy and Religious Studies


  • Physical Sciences: Recommended!

    Astrophysics Chemistry Geology/Earth Science Physics

  • Psychology Recommended!

  • Social Sciences:

    Anthropology Geography Political Science and Government Sociology

  • Sports Studies: Recommended!

    Kinesiology and Exercise Science Sport and Fitness Management Sports Studies

  • Visual and Performing Arts:

    Directing and Theatrical Production Drama and Theatre Arts Jazz Studies Music Performance Music Theory and Composition Photography Technical Theatre Design and Technology

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2 or higher
  • TOEFL iBT Score: 73
  • IELTS Score: 6
  • IELTS Writing Score: 5.5
  • IELTS Reading Score: 5.5
  • IELTS Listening Score: 5.5
  • IELTS Speaking Score: 5.5

Special Application Instructions

Students requiring special accommodations should work with their ISEP Coordinators at both their home and host universities to help identify and ensure that accommodations are available for students.

UWL works with staff at their ACCESS Center, to assist students with disabilities and special accommodations. For more information about accommodations, visit:

Special Needs Support

  • Mental Health
  • Mobility
  • Hearing
  • Visual
  • Learning

Other Academic Conditions

Some course offerings may have additional/special material fees which are not covered by program benefits.

Graduate degree programs are not available to ISEP students.

Students who do not meet English proficiency requirements will be considered on a case by case basis. UWL offers an English as a Second Language (ESL) program; however, ESL fees are not included in ISEP benefits.

UWL reserves the right to determine if a course prerequisite has been met. This process may include requesting a course syllabus from the student (with English translation if applicable). If student has satisfied course prerequisites they can enroll in the course but registration is subject to timetabling, space availability and course restrictions pertaining to non-degree undergraduate students (closed programs: clinical laboratory science, nuclear medicine technology, and radiation therapy). Additionally, first semester non-degree exchange students are not eligible to enroll in any type of applied experience related courses such as student teaching, internships, practicums etc.

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