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Viterbo University is a Roman Catholic, liberal arts university located in La Crosse, United States. It was founded in 1890 as St. Rose Normal School by Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration. The college began offering classes from 1923. It was granted university status on September 4, 200, and was renamed Viterbo University. The university offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse Course Topics. Viterbo University's athletics department sponsors several men's and women's sports teams. They participate in a wide variety of sports including baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, and soccer. The athletic teams are nicknamed the V-Hawks. The university is a member of the Midwest Collegiate Conference (MCC) and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).

Profile of Viterbo UniversityViterbo University can be found in La Crosse, WI (a small city). One of the defining characteristics of the school is its status as a Roman Catholic school. Viterbo University is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Post-Master's certificate is the highest degree at the school.

Course Topics

The most common majors at Viterbo University are in education and teaching and nursing and emergency medicine.

Viterbo University Selectivity

The school does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted.

Faculty
A tenure system is one way Viterbo University works to keep a high-quality staff.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 3, 088 students were enrolled in the school. Older adults are in evidence at Viterbo University, often seeking career changing education. A very high share of students at the school are female.

Student Life
Viterbo University offers students meal plans. The school student athletes compete in Midwest Classic Conference competitions.

Viterbo University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching536teacher education, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, educational administration, social studies teaching, Spanish teaching, music teaching, math teaching, . . .
Nursing and Emergency Medicine163registered nursing, nurse practitioner, nursing administration, various nursing
Business and Management80business administration, business management, marketing, accounting, MIS
Liberal Arts54interdisciplinary studies, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, social services, English, Spanish language, sociology, English language and literature
Religion and Philosophy23theology and religious vocations, theological and ministerial studies, religious education, philosophy and religious studies, religion
Science20biology, chemistry, biochemistry, biopsychology
Therapy and Counselling17psychology
Family and Social Work13social work
Security and Law Enforcement12criminal justice and safety
Art Studies10visual and performing arts, arts management, art studies
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy9dietitian
Drama and Performing Arts8drama
Computer Science and Engineering5computer and info science
Design5graphic design, design and visual communication
Music3music, music pedagogy, music performance
Mathematics1mathematics
Medical Support and Technology0health service and sciences
Contact: Viterbo UniversityViterbo University

900 Viterbo Drive

La Crosse, WI 54601-8804

General Phone: (608) 796-3000

http://www.viterbo.edu

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