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Located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh is a public institution. The location of UW Oshkosh is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

253 Undergraduate Degrees
256 Graduate Degrees
$22,947 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
63% Acceptance Rate

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University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh Rankings

We have ranked UW Oshkosh as #51 out of 545 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. Out of the 15 colleges in Wisconsin, it is ranked at #1.

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 also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#40 Best Teaching Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#46 Best Teaching Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#56 Best Teaching Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#66 Most Popular Teaching Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#68 Most Popular Teaching Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UW Oshkosh.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Best Value Teaching English or French Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Teaching English or French Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best General Education Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Best Special Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Best Curriculum & Instruction Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#31 Best Value Teacher Education Grade Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#32 Best Student Counseling Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#40 Best Educational Administration Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#46 Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#58 Best Teacher Education Subject Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UW Oshkosh has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#13 Best Value Colleges for Special Education College Factual
#17 Best Value Colleges for Teacher Education Grade Specific College Factual
#26 Best Value Colleges for Education College Factual
#30 Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#54 Best Education Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#278 Best Schools Course Advisor

Where Is University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh?

Location of University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh

Contact details for UW Oshkosh are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 800 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, WI 54901
Phone: 920-424-1234
Website: https://www.uwosh.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uwoshkosh
Twitter: https://twitter.com/uwoshkosh

How Do I Get Into UW Oshkosh?

You can apply to UW Oshkosh online at: https://apply.wisconsin.edu/

Admission Requirements for UW Oshkosh

Submission Required?
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
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UW Oshkosh?

63% Acceptance Rate
62% Of Accepted Are Women
0% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at UW Oshkosh is 63%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

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.

ACT English Scores for University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh  ( 19 to 24 )
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ACT Math Scores for University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh  ( 18 to 25 )
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ACT Composite Scores for University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh  ( 20 to 24 )
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Can I Afford University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh?

$22,947 Net Price
65% Take Out Loans
3.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UW Oshkosh is $22,947. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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

8,541 Full-Time Undergraduates
59% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 14,267 undergraduate students at UW Oshkosh, with 8,541 being full-time and 5,726 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UW Oshkosh

There are also 1,254 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 8,541 full-time undergraduates at UW Oshkosh, 41% are male and 59% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UW Oshkosh

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UW Oshkosh Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 371
Black or African American 214
Hispanic or Latino 535
White 6,871
International Students 179
Other Races/Ethnicities 371

Geographic Diversity

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

1,184 Took All Classes Online
1,830 Took At Least One Class Online
12.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 5 master’s degree programs available online at UW Oshkosh. In 2017-2018, 1,830 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UW Oshkosh has changed over the last few years.

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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 #846 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UW Oshkosh regardless of major.

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 Teaching Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Elementary Education 0 126 0 21 147
General Special Education 0 71 0 2 73
General Educational Leadership & Administration 0 0 0 55 55
Reading Teacher Education 0 0 7 32 39
Superintendency & Educational System Administration 0 0 36 0 36
Mathematics Education 0 0 22 7 29
Physical Education Teaching & Coaching 1 27 0 0 28
Counselor Education/School Counseling & Guidance Services 0 0 0 25 25
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 0 20 20
Social Science Teacher Education 0 14 0 0 14
Adult & Continuing Education Administration 0 0 13 0 13
Science Education 0 10 0 0 10
General Education 0 0 9 0 9
Educational, Instructional, & Curriculum Supervision 0 0 6 0 6
Music Education 0 3 0 0 3
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor 0 1 1 0 2
TOTAL 1 252 94 162 509

References

*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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