UW Oshkosh is on a 192-acre campus in the suburban setting of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, not far from Milwaukee.
There are many activities and organizations for UW Oshkosh students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? UW Oshkosh has fraternities and sororities.
This table offers information on housing at UW Oshkosh.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||29%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||71%|
UW Oshkosh offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most UW Oshkosh students live off campus. In 2022, 29% of undergrads at UW Oshkosh lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 71% of students lived off-campus or commuted to UW Oshkosh.
UW Oshkosh offers coed housing.
At UW Oshkosh there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at UW Oshkosh:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Riflery||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The UW Oshkosh campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
UW Oshkosh offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Additionally, UW Oshkosh has 1.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit UW Oshkosh, take Highway 41 to Oshkosh, WI. If you need to fly, book your flight to Outagamie County airport.
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