University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (OW Oshkosh)

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University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh can be found in Oshkosh, WI, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh has an enrollment of over 14,000 students.

A large majority of students at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh scored between 20 (25th percentile) to 24 (75th percentile) on the ACT exam. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the OW Oshkosh average GPA ranges from 3.06 to 3.25 for accepted students. OW Oshkosh has an acceptance rate of 81 percent with 44 percent of applicants choosing to attend. When applying historical data, we have projected that the OW Oshkosh acceptance rate 2015 will be around 83%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall OW Oshkosh Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh was reported as 81.3% in Fall 2012 with over 5,120 college applications submitted to OW Oshkosh. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • OW Oshkosh ACT Scores: 20 - 24
  • OW Oshkosh Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2020 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 82.6%
  • 2009-2010: 85.6%
  • 2010-2011: 83.8%
  • 2011-2012: 83.7%
  • 2012-2013: 81.3%
  • Projected OW Oshkosh Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 83.0%

How Does OW Oshkosh Compare?

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The acceptance rate for OW Oshkosh is forty-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay84.8%
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point82.9%
Concordia University-Wisconsin69.9%
Marquette University57.5%
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater84.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to OW Oshkosh (Fall 2012)

ACT®Score Range
English19 - 24
Math19 - 25
Composite Score20 - 24
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