University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh Overview
Located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh Known For?
- Students at UW Oshkosh have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 3%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
- The highest award offered at UW Oshkosh is the doctor's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 64% of the faculty were full-time.
- A student who earns a bachelor's degree from UW Oshkosh makes roughly $42,700 a year. This is 5% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh Rankings
UW Oshkosh landed the #278 spot in our 2021 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 2,320 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
UW Oshkosh has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UW Oshkosh.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards UW Oshkosh has earned from around the web.
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Where Is University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh?
Contact details for UW Oshkosh are given below.
|Address:||800 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, WI 54901|
How Do I Get Into UW Oshkosh?
You can apply to UW Oshkosh online at: https://apply.wisconsin.edu/
Admission Requirements for UW Oshkosh
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UW Oshkosh?
Approximately 38% of accepted students are men and 62% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 60%, and the acceptance rate for women is 65%.
Average Test Scores
About 0% of students accepted to UW Oshkosh submitted their SAT scores.UW Oshkosh received ACT scores from 97% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 24. Math scores were between 18 and 25. Composite scores were between 20 and 24.
Can I Afford University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UW Oshkosh, approximately 65% of students took out student loans averaging $6,899 a year. That adds up to $27,596 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UW Oshkosh is 3.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,254 graduate students at the school.
Of the 8,541 full-time undergraduates at UW Oshkosh, 41% are male and 59% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||214|
|Hispanic or Latino||535|
Wisconsin students aren't the only ones who study at University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh. At this time, 12 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 29 countries are represented at UW Oshkosh. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Korea, China, and India.
Online Learning at University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UW Oshkosh has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 10th most popular in Wisconsin for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of UW Oshkosh
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh was 12.1%. This is the #1,211 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UW Oshkosh regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UW Oshkosh majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||10%|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||89%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||89%|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||22%|
|Public Administration & Social Service||25%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UW Oshkosh ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UW Oshkosh.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||#90|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#205|
|Business Administration & Management||#385|
|Business, Management & Marketing||#478|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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