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University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Oshkosh, WI

At A Glance

Main Address

800 Algoma Blvd

Oshkosh, WI 54901-3551

www.uwosh.edu

Admission Office

800 Algoma Boulevard

Oshkosh, WI 54901-8602

(920) 424-3164

Fax : (920) 424-1207

admissions@uwosh.edu

Contact : Paul Gedlinske

Director of Admissions

Type of School

Medium

Public

university

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Member

College Board Code: 1916

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 12,769

In-State Tuition : $9,011.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $16,585.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Suburban

Residential campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Mar 15

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral degrees

Returning for sophomore year : 77.0%

Accreditation and Associations

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

College Board Member

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Business/Marketing : 17.0%
Health Professions : 14.0%
Education : 13.0%
Communications/Journalism : 7.0%
Social Sciences : 7.0%
Biology : 6.0%
Public Administration and Social Services : 6.0%
Security and Protective Services : 5.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General B
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology B M

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting B
Business Administration and Management, General M
Finance, General B
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General B
Management Information Systems, General B M
Operations Management and Supervision B

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Broadcast Journalism B
Journalism B
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication B
Speech Communication and Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Science B

Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services M
Early Childhood Education and Teaching M
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances B M
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities B M
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities B M
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision M
Elementary Education and Teaching B M
Mathematics Teacher Education M
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching B
Reading Teacher Education M
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education and Teaching B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Special Education and Teaching, General B M

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General B

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
French Language and Literature B
German Language and Literature B
Spanish Language and Literature B

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician B
Nursing Administration M
Pre-Dentistry Studies B
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies B
Pre-Pharmacy Studies B
Pre-Veterinary Studies B
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse B M

History
History, General B

Legal Professions & Studies
Pre-Law Studies B

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies B

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General B

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General B
Geology/Earth Science, General B
Physics, General B M

Psychology
Experimental Psychology M
Industrial and Organizational Psychology M
Psychology, General B M

Public Administration & Social Services
Human Services, General B
Public Administration M
Social Work B M

Social Sciences
Anthropology B
Economics, General B
Geography B
Political Science and Government, General B
Sociology B
Urban Studies/Affairs B

Visual & Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General B
Cinematography and Film/Video Production B
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General B
Fine/Studio Arts, General B
Music, General B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Accelerated Program

Cooperative Education

Double Major

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Honors Program

Independent Study

Internships

Student-Designed Major

Teacher Certification

Visiting/Exchange Student Program

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

ROTC Available

ROTC, Army

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Distance Learning

Weekend College

Computer Services

475 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Dorms, Libraries, Student Center

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : planetarium

Geographic Location : 90 miles from Milwaukee.

Small City

Suburban

Residential Campus

Total undergraduates : 12,769

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 8,926

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 22

Full time students average age : 21

In state students : 91.0%

Out of state students : 9.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 3.0%

Black African American : 3.0%

Asian : 4.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 5.0%

White : 83.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Other Activities & Organizations : Select group of freshmen take part in residential college experience with more individualized instruction.

3.0% Men who Join Fraternities

3.0% Women who Join Sororities

Student Newspaper : The Advance Titan

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 89.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 33.0%

Housing Options

Theme Housing

Coed Housing

Fraternity/Sorority Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $150.00

Housing deposit is refundable in full if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Titans

Sport Member : NCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Intramural

Club

Counseling And Wellness

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Health services

On-campus daycare

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Women's services

Economically disadvantaged students services

Minority students services

Legal services

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Pre-admission summer program

Reduced course load

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

Y

Fraternities

Y

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

Y

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

Y

Radio Station

Y

Sororities

Y

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

Y

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Bowling

Men's Club

Women's Club

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Diving

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Football

Men's Intercollegiate

Golf

Women's Intercollegiate

Gymnastics

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Club

Lacrosse

Men's Club

Women's Club

Racquetball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Rifle

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Club

Women's Club

Skiing

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's Club

Women's Club

Soccer

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Swimming

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Track and Field

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Triathlon

Men's Club

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Wrestling

Men's Intercollegiate

Other Sports : karate, scuba diving


Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $50.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Additional application fee information: Paper application fee may be waived for applicants with financial need

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Class Rank

Rigor of secondary school record

Standardized Test Scores

Important

Application Essay

First generation college student

Recommendations

Considered

Alumni Relation

Character/Personal Qualities

Extracurricular Activities

Interview

Level of Applicant's Interest

Talent/Ability

Volunteer Work

Work Experience

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Required: SAT or ACT

Test Policies for placement

State test(s) : UW System math, English placement exams

SAT score use policy

Single Highest Test Date

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

State high school equivalency certificate

Other Test Policies

Out-of-state applicants may submit SAT scores.

A note from the college

Students must rank in top half of high school class or have 22 ACT if rank is in third quartile.

High school class rank of incoming freshmen

Top Tenth : 10.0%

Top Quarter : 33.0%

Top Half : 76.0%

Bottom Half : 24.0%

Bottom Quarter : 1.0%

GPAs of incoming freshmen

3.5 - 3.74 : 20.0%

3.25 - 3.49 : 22.0%

3.00 - 3.24 : 19.0%

2.50 - 2.99 : 19.0%

2.00 - 2.49 : 2.0%

1.00 - 1.99 : 1.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: AP scores of 3 or higher.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

Science Lab

3

0

History

0

0

English

4

0

Math

3

4

Science

3

4

Social Studies

3

4

Foreign Language

0

0

Academic Electives

4

0

Visual/Performing Arts

0

0

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

From the college: AP courses are indication that the student has chosen strong college preparatory courses.

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

--*

--

All

3-D Art and Design

3

--*

--

All

Art History

3

3

--

All

Biology

3

4

Biology 105

All

Calculus AB

3

4

Math 171

All

Calculus BC

3

4

Math 171

All

4

8

Math 171 & 172

All

Chemistry

3

5

Chem 105

All

4

10

Chemistry 105, 106

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

5

6

--

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

--

All

4

3

Political Science 101

All

Computer Science A

3

3

--

All

4

3

Computer Science 221

All

Computer Science Principles

3

3

--

All

Drawing

3

--*

--

All

English Language and Composition

3

3

WBIS 188

All

English Literature and Composition

3

3

English 225 or 226

All

4

6

WBIS 188 and English 225 or 226

All

Environmental Science

3

3

--

All

4

4

Biology 104

All

European History

3

3

History 102

All

French Language and Culture

3

3

French 203

All

4

3*

French 204

All

5

6

French 204 and 301

All

German Language and Culture

3

3*

German 203

All

4

3*

German 204

All

5

6*

German 204, 300

All

Human Geography

3

3

--

All

4

3

Geography 202

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

4

3

--

All

5

6

--

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

3*

Japanese 210

All

4

3*

Japanese 211

All

5

6

Japanese 211 & 310

All

Latin

3

3

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

--

All

4

3

Econ 204

All

Microeconomics

3

3

--

All

4

3

Econ 206

All

Music Theory

3

6

Music 107, 108

Corresponding Major

3

3

Music 102

Other

4

6

Music 102 & 219

Other

Physics 1

3

4

--

All

4

5

Physics 107

All

Physics 2

3

4

--

All

4

5

Physics 108

All

Physics B

3

10

Physics 107 & 108

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

4

--

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

4

--

All

Psychology

3

3

Psychology 101

All

Research

3

3

--

All

Seminar

3

3

--

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

3

Spanish 203

All

4

3

Spanish 204

All

5

6*

Spanish 204 & 301

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

3

Spanish 203

All

4

6

Spanish 204 & 301

All

Statistics

3

3

PBIS 189

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

--

All

4

3

Political Science 105

All

United States History

3

6

History 201 & 202

All

World History: Modern

3

3

--

All

*Check with the related academic department at the college for more information.


College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

3

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

3

Biology

50

4

Chemistry

50

5

College Algebra

60

3

College Composition

50

3

College Mathematics

50

3

History of United States I

49

3

History of United States II

49

3

Human Growth and Development

50

3

Humanities

50

6

Introductory Business Law

54

3

Introductory Psychology

50

3

Introductory Sociology

50

3

Natural Science

50

6

Principles of Marketing

53

3

Social Sciences and History

50

6

Western Civilization I

50

3

Western Civilization II

48

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Mar 15

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Kim Donat

Financial aid office phone : (920) 424-3377

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $322.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $637.00

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Art

Job Skills

Leadership

Minority Status

Music/Drama

State/District Residency

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Art

Job Skills

Leadership

Minority Status

Music/Drama

ROTC

State/District Residency

Tuition payment plans

Installment payment

ROTC Programs

ROTC, Army : Offered on Campus

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$9,011.00

$9,011.00

$9,011.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$16,585.00

$16,585.00

$16,585.00

Room and board:

$8,506.00

--

--

Books and supplies:

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$2,000.00

$2,000.00

$2,000.00

Transportation expenses:

$700.00

$700.00

$700.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$21,217.00

$12,711.00

$12,711.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$28,791.00

$20,285.00

$20,285.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 0.7

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 72

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 30

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Students who applied for transfer from 2 year schools: 55.0%

Students who applied for transfer from 4 year schools: 45.0%

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer center

Special Requirements

Transfer applicants with fewer than 30 credits must submit high school transcripts.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $44.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $16,585.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $8,506.00

Room & Board(off-campus): --

Additional estimated expenses: $600.00

Costs per credit hour: $637.00

Financial Aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser