UW Oshkosh, UWOSH, UW Osh

University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh

800 Algoma Boulevard, Oshkosh, United States
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  • Textbook Notes
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  • Study Guides
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  • Currently Enrolled
    38
  • Previously Enrolled
    45

Overview of University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh (UW Oshkosh, UWOSH, UW Osh)

About this school

University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh is a public, comprehensive institution. Founded as a state normal school in 1871, it gained state university status in 1964. Its 165-acre campus is located in Oshkosh, 90 miles northwest of Milwaukee.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:13,194
    • Men:5,236 (39.7%)
    • Women:7,958 (60.3%)

Location

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Admission Information (UW Oshkosh, UWOSH, UW Osh)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
3
4
History
-
-
Academic Electives
4
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
-
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
Required
August 1
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
800 Algoma Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Oshkosh, WI  54901
Phone
(920) 424-3164
Fax
(920) 424-1098
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
-
Application Fee
$44
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
68% of 5,846 applicants were admitted
Women
71% of 3,479 applicants were admitted
Men
64% of 2,367 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,464 (62%) of 3,966 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,397 (57%) of 2,458 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,067 (71%) of 1,508 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.30
375 And Above
16%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
20%
3.00 - 3.24
22%
2.50 - 2.99
20%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average |20-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
2%
• Score 24 - 29
31%
• Score 18 - 23
62%
• Score 12 - 17
5%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (UW Oshkosh, UWOSH, UW Osh)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $7,544|Out-of-state: $15,117
  • Room & Board: - $7,466 (100.0%)
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15
Award Notification Date
On or about April 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003920
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,279 (86.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
934 (73.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
919 (98.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
381 (41.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
62%
Average Award
$6,455
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 455 (49.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,973
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 262 (28.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,198
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 497 (54.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
91 (6.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,702

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
6,769 (81.2%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
5,421 (80.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
5,350 (98.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,944 (36.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$8,558
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,085 (57.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,495
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 959 (17.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,325
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,750 (32.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
184 (2.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,410

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
73%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$32,502
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Local/State Students, Members of Minorities

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (UW Oshkosh, UWOSH, UW Osh)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


431

Part-Time Faculty


197

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


54%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 17% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 26% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 34% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 12% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 4% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 6% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 29% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 29% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 36% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 4% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


75.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


16.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


45.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


54.0%

Programs & Majors (UW Oshkosh, UWOSH, UW Osh)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (56)


  • 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

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Education, Health professions and related sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Global Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Education, Master of Public Affairs

Master's Programs of Study (24)


  • Adult Nursing
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Botany
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • English
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • International Business
  • Mathematics Education
  • Microbiology
  • Nursing--General
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
  • Zoology

Campus Life (UW Oshkosh, UWOSH, UW Osh)

Location & Geography

Population


66,778

Nearest Metropolitan Area


192 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Milwaukee

Weather


Temperature
5.8 average low in January, 75.5 average high in September
Rain
121 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
90 mile(s) from campus in Milwaukee
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Oshkosh
Nearest Train Station
90 mile(s) from campus in Milwaukee

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


32% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


71%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Titan
School Colors
Gold, black, and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Riflery
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Riflery
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, cross-country running, football, golf, racquetball, skiing (downhill), soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball, wrestling

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


9,020

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
13,194
Women
7,958
Men
5,236

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 3.9% Asian
  • 1.9% Black/African-American
  • 3.3% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 87.8% White
  • 0.5% Unknown

International Students


0.8%

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


1,217

Student Resources (UW Oshkosh, UWOSH, UW Osh)

Study resources