Tuition & Fees

$7,620

$15,194

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
5%
24-29
24%
18-23
54%
12-17
17%
30-36
3%
24-29
34%
18-23
44%
12-17
19%
30-36
3%
24-29
30%
18-23
60%
12-17
7%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

22

students

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,328
Declined + 1,982
Total Received 6,310
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Public

12,769

undergraduate students

1,318

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Marketing
  3. Elementary Education
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Codes

SAT 1916
ACT 4674
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Location

School Facts

The University of Wisconsin -- Oshkosh is a public, comprehensive institution. Founded as a Normal school in 1871, it gained state university status in 1964 and its present status in 1971. Its 165-acre campus is located in Oshkosh, 90 miles northwest of Milwaukee.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 14,087
Established in 1871
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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Oshkosh, WI

166-acre campus in Oshkosh (population: 66,665), 90 miles from Milwaukee. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Milwaukee; other airport serves Appleton (20 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

University of Wisconsin — Oshkosh
800 Algoma Boulevard
Oshkosh, WI 54901

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
33%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
33%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
5%
24-29
24%
18-23
54%
12-17
17%
30-36
3%
24-29
34%
18-23
44%
12-17
19%
30-36
3%
24-29
30%
18-23
60%
12-17
7%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,328
Declined + 1,982
Total Received 6,310

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Paul Gedlinske
Director of Admissions
P: 920 424-3164
F: 920 424-1207
admissions@uwosh.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 920 424-3377
F: 920 424-0284

Financial Aid Officer

Kim Donat
Director of Financial Aid
donatk@uwosh.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
football
golf
gymnastics
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling
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Athletic Directors

Darryl Sims (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Vicci Stimac (women's)
Assistant Director Of Athletics/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Titans
School colors
black, gold, and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Acting
Advertising
Anthropology
Art
Biology
Biology/Microbiology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Economics
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering Technology
Elementary Education
Engineering Technology
English
Environmental Engineering Technology
Environmental Health
Environmental Studies
Finance
Fine Arts
Fire/Emergency Response Management
French
Geography
Geology
German
Healthcare Science
History
Human Services Leadership
Information Systems
Interactive Web Management
International Studies
Japanese Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology
Leadership/Organizational Studies
Liberal Studies
Literacy
Literacy/Language
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Medical Technology
Microbiology
Music
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Professional Counseling
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Relations
Radio/Television/Film
Radiological Science
Religious Studies
Secondary Education
Social Work
Spanish
Special Education
Speech Communication
Supply Chain Management
Sustainable Management
Theatre
Urban Planning
Women's/Gender Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Marketing
  3. Elementary Education

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

14,087

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

91%

12,769
students

Female
61%
7,804

Male
39%
4,965

9%

1,318
students

Female
67%
886

Male
33%
432

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

61%

7,821
students

Female
61%
4,696

Male
39%
3,125

39%

4,948
students

Female
63%
3,108

Male
37%
1,840

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

72%

Transfer applicants accepted

65%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

72

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Ghana
India
Japan
Pakistan
Sri Lanka
Ukraine
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Jenna Graff
Director of International Studies
920 424-0775
graff@uwosh.edu

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