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University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh (OW Oshkosh)

800 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, WI

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University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh is a public institution located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin and provides a large number of degree programs for students. Enrollment at OW Oshkosh is nearly 14,000 annually.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs OW Oshkosh offers:

  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Education
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Business And Marketing Studies

The admissions process will begin with the submission of an application, transcripts, records, and test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions committee. The majority of students at OW Oshkosh scored between 20 - 24 on the ACT exam. This school has an admissions rate of 84% of which only 45% chose to enroll. More information on admissions can be found here.

Tuition & fees at this school are different for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state tuition costs around $7,700 per year and out-of-state tuition costing $16,000 per year. Housing may be available for those that would like to live on-campus for a cost of $4,000 per year. Some students at University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh may qualify for financial aid, which is generally offered as scholarships, grants, and loans.

The mascot for University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh is the "Titans", and they participate in intercollegiate athletic programs through the NCAA. Athletic programs available may include the following:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division III)

Contact information, admission forms, areas of study, and much more can be accessed on school's website at http://www.uwosh.edu.

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Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the candidates OW Oshkosh accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, SAT/ACT scores of students that were accepted, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred. This information can be used to have a better understanding of your chances of getting accepted to OW Oshkosh.

Admission Requirements & Recommendations

  • High School G.P.A. and School Records are Required
  • High School Academic Ranking are Required
  • SAT or ACT Test Scores are Required
  • TOEFL for ESL Students are Required

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Admissions Test Scores - SAT Exam, ACT Exam, etc...

ACT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2010

 Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)
ACT ® English19 - 24
ACT ® Math19 - 25
ACT ® Composite Score20 - 24

Acceptance Rate Table - Chances of Getting Into OW Oshkosh

The table below lists the chances of getting accepted into OW Oshkosh.

 Number (Percentage)
Applicants4,935
Granted Admissions4,136 (84%)
Accepted Students That Enrolled1,861 (45%)

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh is about 14,000. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 10% enrolling as graduate students and 90% as undergraduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $10,500. There is also a $44 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $6,400-$7,700
    • Out-of-State: $14,000-$16,790
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $270-$320 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $580-$700 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid83%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships49%$4,259
Receiving Student Loans70%$5,651

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 2%.

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh may provide services to students like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation
  • Day care for children

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh is around 50%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years14%
Graduating in 5 Years28%
Graduating in 6 Years7%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program (more info)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program (more info)
  • Music Program (more info)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program (more info)

Intercollegiate Athletics

OW Oshkosh is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Wisconsin Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
  • Basketball (Wisconsin Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
  • Track and Field (Wisconsin Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
  • Football (Wisconsin Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Health and Clinical Professions

Education

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biology (B, M)
  • Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology (B)

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Public Administration and Social Services

Psychology

English Language and Literature

Security and Protective Services

Communications and Journalism

History

Foreign Languages and Literature

  • Spanish Language and Literature (B)
  • French Language and Literature (B)
  • Germanic Languages, Literatures and Linguistics (B)

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

  • Fine Studio Arts (B)
  • Music (B)
  • Art Studies (B)
  • Drama (B)

Computer and Information Sciences

  • Computer (B)

Natural Resources and Conservation

  • Environmental Studies (B)

Physical Sciences

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Global Studies (B)
  • Interdisciplinary Studies (B)

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Architecture

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

  • Womens Studies (B)

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