University of Wisconsin—Oshkosh

Oshkosh, WI

University of Wisconsin—Oshkosh

Oshkosh, WI

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Tuition & Fees

$7,717

$15,290

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

75th
23
25th
17
75th
24
25th
17
75th
24
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

22

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,982
Declined 1,358
Total Received 6,340
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Public

16,974

undergraduate students

1,562

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 18,536
Established in 1871
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

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
no
Students are not 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

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

75th
23
25th
17
75th
24
25th
17
75th
24
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,982
Declined 1,358
Total Received 6,340

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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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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Financial Aid

31%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$5,591

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,422
Room $4,928
Board $3,250
Additional fees $1,295
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $16,895
Average Financial Aid - $5,591
Total with Avg. Aid $11,304

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Anthropology, General.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Computational Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Data Science, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Health.
Environmental Studies.
Environmental/Environmental Engineering Technology/Technician.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Fire Services Administration.
French Language and Literature.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
History, General.
Human Resources Development.
International/Globalization Studies.
Japanese Studies.
Journalism.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical/Mechanical Engineering Technology/Technician.
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology.
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Operations Management and Supervision.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Radio and Television.
Reading Teacher Education.
Rehabilitation Science.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Science Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sustainability Studies.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster.
Women's 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

18,536

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

92%

16,974
students

Female
60%
10,190

Male
40%
6,784

8%

1,562
students

Female
66%
1,026

Male
34%
536

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

53%

8,953
students

Female
59%
5,264

Male
41%
3,689

47%

8,021
students

Female
61%
4,926

Male
39%
3,095

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
81%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

72

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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

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