University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in Oshkosh

Oshkosh, WI

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University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh offers 225-degree programs and 24 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 22:1. 1 high safety campus. Acceptance Rate is 80%. 37.8% are women, and 62.2% are men. 1% percents of international students. University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is a member of 6 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is 14774$, that is above national average. Total price of living is between $11217 and $17919 per year. 54% of full-time University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average. Average salary after attending is $40,200, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.


By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$9,280
$30,001 - $48,000$10,977
$48,001 - $75,000$14,696
$75,001 - $110,000$16,985

Admission considerations


  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school rank
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)


    Neither required nor recommended:

    • Recommendations
    • Formal demonstration of competencies



    • Typical room charge for academic year: 4096

    • Typical board charge for academic year: -

    • Combined charge for room and board: -


    Percent of students with financial aid


    Types of financial aids


    4663 of University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 35 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh number 17 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Wisconsin.

    Students at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

    Family IncomeNumber awarded grant and scholarship aidAverage amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded
    $0 - $30,000
    $30,001 - $48,000
    $48,001 - $75,000
    $75,001 - $110,000

    Salary After Attending


    According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

    Students services


    Academic/career counseling service

    Employment services for students

    Living & meal

    Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

    Institution provide on-campus housing

    Institution provides board or meal plan

    Veteran Services Available

    Yellow Ribbon Program

    Credit for military training

    Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

    Recognized student veteran organization

    Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

    Disability services


    Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

    Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

    Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

    Alternative tuition plans

    Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

    Tuition payment plan

    Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

    Special learning opportunities

    Here are the learning opportunities available in University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.


    ROTC - Army

    Study abroad

    ROTC - Reserve Officers' Training Corps, a college program providing scholarships for training commissioned officers covering college tuition.

    Study abroad - programs and arrangements giving students a possibility to complete part of the college program studying in another country.

    Athletic associations

    • Member of National Athletic Association
    • Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
    • NCAA/NAIA member for football
    • NCAA/NAIA member for basketball
    • NCAA/NAIA member for baseball
    • NCAA/NAIA member for cross country/track

    Graduation Rate


    University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh graduation rate is above the national average.

    54% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

    The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

    Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare schools.

    Applying information

    Average number of admissions to one applicant

    1 : 1

    Average number of applicants to one enrolled

    3 : 1

    Admission considerations


    • Secondary school GPA
    • Secondary school rank
    • Secondary school record
    • Completion of college-preparatory program
    • Admission test scores
    • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)


      Neither required nor recommended:

      • Recommendations
      • Formal demonstration of competencies

      Acceptance Rate

      The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.


      In comparison to National Average

      University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh acceptance rate is above national average.

      In comparison to state Average

      Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 78%, so acceptance rate value is above state average for 2% only.


      In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $10k - $20k price range

      Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 69%, so University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh acceptance rate value is above state net price average for 11%.


      Admissions yield

      Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.



      Full time


      Part time

      Retention rate

      Full-time retention rate


      Part-time retention rate


      The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh full-time retention rate is 78% and part-time retention rate is 48%.

      Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and continue studying in the same program next fall semester are counted in the retention rate.

      Retention rate is an important indicator: if it is high, it shows that school offers quality curriculum, welcoming student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

      SAT/ACT scores

      ACT scores

      Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh students submitting ACT scores


      Composite ACT Range (25th - 75th):
      20 - 24

      ACT Range by section (25th - 75th)
      English: 19 - 24
      Math: 19 - 25
      Writing: 0 - 0

      ACT Test Score Range


      SAT Score Converter

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      Student Body

      The student-to-faculty ratio at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is 22:1, that means that for every 22 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

      Student-to-faculty ratio



      Number of international students


      Percent of international students

      Race/ethnicity breakdown


      Students enrollment in distance education


      In University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

      Distance education location breakdown


      Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Wisconsin.

      Campus Safety

      The percentage of crimes on University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

      The campus located by 800 Algoma Blvd address in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.


      University of Wisconsin Oshkosh in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh with 0.09% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on University of Wisconsin Oshkosh are burglary, forcible sex offense, and aggravated assault.

      Academic Programs

      Number of degree programs offered

      University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh offers 225 programs in total: 171 are for Bachelor's degree, 48 - for Master's degree, and 3 are Associate's degree.

      This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 120 universities in Wisconsin state. University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is one of the few institutions in Wisconsin that offers an Associate's degree program.


      Number of degree programs offered via distance education

      There are 24 distance learning programs that are offered in the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh: 18 are for Bachelor's degree and 6 are Master's degree.

      Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and require on-campus meetings. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.


      Total credit/contact hours

      Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Wisconsin state average data to help you compare.


      University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh provides coursework for undergraduate students, graduate students and students with doctors professional practice.

      In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 9994 students with 299820 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 560 with 13435 credit hours. The doctors professional practice enrollment was 56 students.


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      Address: 800 Algoma Blvd


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