Resources › For Students and Parents University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Graduation Rate & More Share Flipboard Email Print University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh. Royalbroil / Wikimedia Commons For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated August 09, 2017 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Description: The University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh is one of the 13 four-year universities that make up the University of Wisconsin System. The 170-acre campus sits along the Fox River between Lake Winnebago and Lake Butte des Morts. The school first opened its doors in 1872 to train teachers, and today it is a master's-level university that offers 57 undergraduate majors in a wide range of disciplines. Teaching remains popular, but the university has broad strengths in the sciences, social sciences, humanities and professional fields. Academics are supported by a 21 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Co-curricular activities abound with more than 160 student organizations. The Model United Nations Program and Advance-Titan student newspaper both have impressive award-winning histories. On the athletic front, the UW-Oshkosh Titans compete in the NCAA Division III Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC). The universities fields 10 men's and 11 women's Division III sports. The athletic fields are located across the Fox River, about a mile from the main campus. Admissions Data (2016): UW Oshkosh Acceptance Rate: 65%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: - / -SAT Math: - / -SAT Writing: - / -Compare SAT scores for Wisconsin collegesACT Composite: 20 / 24ACT English: 19 / 24ACT Math: 19 / 25ACT Writing: - / -What these ACT numbers meanCompare ACT scores for Wisconsin colleges Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 13,958 (12,484 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 40% Male / 60% Female67% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $7,544 (in-state); $15,117 (out-of-state)Books: $1,000 (why so much?)Room and Board: $7,600Other Expenses: $2,700Total Cost: $18,844 (in-state); $26,417 (out-of-state) University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 84%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 57%Loans: 65%Average Amount of AidGrants: $3,808Loans: $6,493 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Biology, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, Finance, Human Resource Management, Human Services, Liberal Studies, Marketing, Nursing, Operations Management, Physical Education, Psychology. Retention and Graduation Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 76%4-Year Graduation Rate: 18%6-Year Graduation Rate: 53% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Football, Soccer, Baseball, Swimming, Track and Field, Basketball, WrestlingWomen's Sports: Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Gymnastics, Basketball Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics Explore Other Wisconsin Colleges and Universities: Beloit | Carroll | Lawrence | Marquette | MSOE | Northland | Ripon | St. Norbert | UW-Eau Claire | UW-Green Bay | UW-La Crosse | UW-Madison | UW-Milwaukee | UW-Parkside | UW-Platteville | UW-River Falls | UW-Stevens Point | UW-Stout | UW-Superior | UW-Whitewater | Wisconsin Lutheran University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Mission Statement: mission statement from http://www.uwosh.edu/about-uw-oshkosh/mission-vision-and-core-values.html "The mission of the University of Wisconsin System is to develop human resources, to discover and disseminate knowledge, to extend knowledge and its application beyond the boundaries of its campuses, and to serve and stimulate society by developing in students heightened intellectual, cultural, and humane sensitivities, scientific, professional and technological expertise, and a sense of purpose. Inherent in this broad mission are methods of instruction, research, extended training, and public service designed to educate people and improve the human condition. Basic to every purpose of the UW System is the search for truth."