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University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
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  • 4 Year
  • OSHKOSH, WI

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade A+
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Wisconsin - Oshkosh is a public university located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin in the Appleton Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 7,863 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Wisconsin - Oshkosh acceptance rate is 79%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Elementary Education. Graduating 56% of students, Wisconsin - Oshkosh alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,500.

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800 ALGOMA BLVD
OSHKOSH, WI 54901
About Wisconsin - Oshkosh...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh Rankings

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UW Oshkosh Admissions

Acceptance Rate
79%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$12,278 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$4,165 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
74%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
22:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 73 responses
52%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 88 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 88 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
4
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
4
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    37%
  • On Campus
    36%
  • Online
    28%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,863 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
6,205
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
27%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 51 responses
  • Well rounded
    39%
  • Average.
    31%
  • Diverse, and welcoming
    16%
  • Exclusively different
    10%
  • Outgoing
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
58%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 111 responses
Poll
61%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 135 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 58 responses
  • Average, and a great stepping stone to grad school
    34%
  • Excellent.
    28%
  • Comforting, a place where you feel like you belong
    17%
  • Exciting
    16%
  • Fast-paced
    2%
  • Home away from home
    2%
  • Underrated
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
56%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
92%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 49 responses

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