University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh : Profile

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800 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI 54901
(920) 424-1234
Location: Great Lakes
Calendar: Semester

Get a snapshot of University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh with this general overview, including student enrollment and graduation rates, average test scores, student demographics, and more.

Mission Statement

In addition to the system and core missions, the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh has the following select mission: Ours is a comprehensive public university with unique ties to both urban and rural environments. We have a tradition of strong programs in the arts and sciences and in selected professional career fields. Our faculty and staff are united in believing that the fundamental purpose of a university education is to develop thinking men and women capable of independent growth and adaptation in all roles of life. Accordingly, our select mission as a university is: 1. To acquire, preserve and disseminate knowledge. 2. To provide undergraduate coursework designed to develop learning proficiencies and to cultivate the values and perspectives of educated citizens in particular, respect for human dignity and cultural diversity, commitment to personal excellence, and the habit of taking thought. 3. To challenge students to develop their talents, intellectual interests and creative abilities; to promote an appreciation for both continuity and change; to provide the impetus for a lifelong commitment to, and enthusiasm for, learning; and to prepare persons for critical evaluation and decision-making. 4. To expect scholarly activity, including research, scholarship and creative endeavor, that supports its programs at the associate and baccalaureate degree level, its selected graduate programs and its special mission. 5. To provide a broad range of undergraduate degree programs in the arts and sciences, business administration, education and nursing. 6. To offer an array of master's and specialist level graduate programs which grow clearly from areas of undergraduate strength and meet the emerging needs of the regions which we serve. 7. To develop and offer programs and services responding to the needs of the people, institutions and communities which we serve.

School Characteristics

Student Population
Public University
$5,689 per year

Length of Study: Four or more years
Religious Affiliation: None

Test Scores & GPA

Average GPA: GPA Unavailable
Average ACT: 22
Average SAT: Not Available

School Profile

Total Enrollment: 12,772
Retention Rate: 73%
Graduation Rate: 46%

School Accreditation

National: No

Regional: Not Available
Federal: No

Male / Female Enrollment


Total Enrollment


School data was obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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