B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    A
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    B+
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    B-
University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Address
800 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Website

University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
81%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
ACT Range
20-24
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No
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Cost

Net Price
$12,117/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $9,225/ year
  • $30-48k
    $10,808/ year
  • $49-75k
    $14,523/ year
  • $76-110k
    $17,282/ year
  • $110k+
    $17,360/ year

Academics

Professors
B
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
53%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.77 responses
68%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.77 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
8,714Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
29%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 42 responses
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  • Well rounded
    40%
  • Average.
    33%
  • Diverse, and welcoming
    14%
  • Exclusively different
    12%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
56%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.100 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.124 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 47 responses
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  • Average, and a great stepping stone to grad school
    36%
  • Excellent.
    30%
  • Exciting
    19%
  • Comforting, a place where you feel like you belong
    15%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$40,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
51%
National
48%
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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The University of Wisconsin- Oshkosh was my third college choice, but due to complications with my major I decided this was my best option. Oshkosh was one of the few UW schools that offered Dual-Education. I was shocked that my top two colleges only offered general education or special, there was no option to take a degree in both. The reason why Oshkosh was not my first option was due to the bad reputation about underage drinking and the overall location of the school. As soon as I got past my first week of school I knew I made the best decision! My professors were amazing, dorms was clean, and many opportunities were coming my way! The UWO Hip Hop team invited me to their tryouts personally due to my previous dance experience. I felt honored that they knew who I was and wanted me on their team. I can honestly say those 2 years on the team were the best years of dance I've ever had! If it weren’t for Oshkosh I would have never met some of my best friends and amazing professors.
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One thing I love is that it is never hard to get help with your studies. There are always tutors and study groups you can go to to help you. Another thing I love is that everyone is always so friendly. The food is pretty good, and the campus is beautiful. If you ever want to get away for a little while, going and walking to the river or downtown is a great thing to do! The gym is one of my favorite places because there are so many things to do and many activities to join.
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is a fantastic campus! Each professor really puts their students first. They don't want you to fail, they just want you to be challenged. The academics are great and you really do learn things you've never known before. Not only are the academics great, the campus is beautiful. Fall is by far the prettiest when it comes to a season on campus. There is just something about the leaves falling in Oshkosh. Also, the dorms that are available to live in are not as small as people think. They are very spacious and inviting. University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is truly fantastic!