Attracting more students from around the globe

March 14, 2013

info graphic on the impact of UW-L's international students

International Students at UW-La Crosse

Economic Impact = $9.2 million, the largest in Third Congressional District
Academic Year: 2011-12
Source: NAFSA

Students represent 35 Countries:

Australia: 1
Bahamas: 1
Cameroon:1
Canada: 2
Chile: 1
China: 177
Czech Republic: 1
Denmark: 9
Ecuador: 1
France: 4
Germany: 20
Ghana: 1
Hong Kong: 2
Hungary: 1
India: 11
Italy: 1
Indonesia: 1
Japan: 21
Kazakhastan:1
Kenya: 1
South Korea: 7
Mali: 1
Mexico: 2
Nigeria: 1
Norway: 1
Romania: 1
Saudi Arabia: 34
Senegal: 1
Singapore: 1
Spain: 1
Sweden: 1
Taiwan: 19
Thailand: 1
United Kingdom: 2
Vietnam: 50

UW-L attracts more international students than any other UW Comprehensive:

International students in 2002 = 129
International students in 2011 = 379

  • 245 undergraduate students
  • 74 are graduate students
  • 60 are non-degree seeking students

The most popular fields of study are:

  • 217 students enrolled in business, management, marketing and related support services
  • 24 enrolled in engineering
  • 22 enrolled in health professions and related clinical sciences
  • 21 enrolled in social sciences