University of Wisconsin -- Oshkosh

Oshkosh, WI

University of Wisconsin -- Oshkosh

Oshkosh, WI

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Tuition & Fees

$7,622

$15,196

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
3%
24-29
29%
18-23
59%
12-17
6%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

22

students

1

faculty

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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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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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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 14,087
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: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Milwaukee
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Outagamie County

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
33.1%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
3%
24-29
29%
18-23
59%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.32

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

application essay
first generation
recommendation(s)

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
interview
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

75%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,580

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,622
Room & board $7,690
Total $15,312
Average Financial Aid - $4,580
Total with Avg. Aid $10,732
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Financial Facts

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Riflery
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Bowling, Cross-country running, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Bowling, Cross-country running, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Anthropology
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
History, General
Human Services, General
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Music Teacher Education
Music Therapy/Therapist
Music, General
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Radio and Television
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Urban Studies/Affairs
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

14,087

total students

90.7%

in-state

9.3%

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 77%
Student 4 year graduation rate 16%
Student 5 year graduation rate 29%
Student 6 year graduation rate 8%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
83%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

819

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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