UW Oshkosh Admissions Office
P.O. Box 2423
Oshkosh, WI 54903-2423
Phone: (920) 424-3164
Fax: (920) 424-1207
Dempsey Hall, Room 135
800 Algoma Blvd.
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Freshmen Admissions Guidelines
It’s time. You are ready for life after high school, and the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is ready to help you find your path, grow your world, learn to lead and succeed. UW Oshkosh’s caring faculty and staff are dedicated to providing top-quality academic programs. With more than 60 majors to choose from, there are options for everyone.
Admissions Guidelines: Course Requirements
Students most likely to be successful in college and more likely to be admitted will have completed more than the minimum high school core course units noted below, particularly in math and science. Many of our freshmen have completed Advanced Placement (AP), Cooperative Academic Partnership Program (CAPP) or Youth Options college courses while still in high school.
|Mathematics: Algebra, Geometry and Algebra 2||3|
|Academic Electives: Additional Courses from above or foreign language or fine arts or computer science||4|
Please contact us if you have questions about the admissions guidelines and course requirements.
The Admissions Decision
Applicants for admission are provided a comprehensive review. Determinants for admission include a number of academic and non-academic factors.
- Rigor of college preparatory high school curriculum
- High school class rank (when available)
- ACT or SAT scores
- Cumulative grade-point average (GPA)
Key Nonacademic Factors
- Extracurricular involvement: leadership experience, volunteerism and community service
- Diversity of personal background and work experience
- Student’s personal statement and responses to questions on the application
- Letters of recommendation are optional but may be helpful for those students who may need further support
Profile of Admitted Freshmen
The following data provides a summary of the academic profile for admitted freshmen for fall 2010. Applicants may wish to use this as a benchmark to estimate their likelihood of admission. However, since all applications are given a comprehensive review that takes into consideration all of the factors already noted, this data should not be interpreted as a guarantee of admission or prediction for denial.
UW Oshkosh Profile for Admitted Freshmen (Fall 2013)