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Colleges / University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

UW Oshkosh Admissions

If you are considering submitting an applicationto UW Oshkosh, the fee for the application is $50. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Applying Early to UW Oshkosh?

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

Is UW Oshkosh Hard To Get Into?

Getting into UW Oshkosh is moderately difficult. UW Oshkosh evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, UW Oshkosh **accepted 75% of students, around 4,239 of the 5,659 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like UW Oshkosh, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

What Does UW Oshkosh Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at UW Oshkosh

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Very Important
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Important
First Generation Important
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Volunteer Work Considered

UW Oshkosh Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to UW Oshkosh must submit the following items. Double check with UW Oshkosh's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into UW Oshkosh?

Students admitted to UW Oshkosh have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.

Out of all students that were admitted, 70% submitted a class rank. At UW Oshkosh 8% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 30% were in the top 25% and 70% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 70%

UW Oshkosh does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not. 91% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for UW Oshkosh?

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What's a Good ACT Score for UW Oshkosh?

To be most competitive at UW Oshkosh, you should strive to earn between 19 and 24 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for UW Oshkosh's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.

A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for UW Oshkosh students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.

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Transferring to University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to UW Oshkosh.

Transfer students can enroll in UW Oshkosh during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term

UW Oshkosh Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to UW Oshkosh?

Students who are admitted to UW Oshkosh must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..

Does UW Oshkosh accept transfer credits?

UW Oshkosh accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Does UW Oshkosh accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

UW Oshkosh accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to UW Oshkosh?

UW Oshkosh. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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UW Oshkosh Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

75%

How hard is it to get into UW Oshkosh? UW Oshkosh is a somewhat selective institution. The UW Oshkosh acceptance rate is 75%. This means that the institution accepts 74 out of every 100 applicants.

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UW Oshkosh Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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UW Oshkosh ACT Scores

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ACT Range

19 - 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

24 and Above

Good

19 to 24

Avg

19 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to UW Oshkosh is 22. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into UW Oshkosh. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

UW Oshkosh SAT Scores

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UW Oshkosh GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.24

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At UW Oshkosh, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.24. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

13,794

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

75%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,694

Out-of-State

$15,268

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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