University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,422

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$13,092

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

3.48%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

63.1%

6,457 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

13,933

59.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

52.3%

961 Graduates

About

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is a higher education institution located in Winnebago County, WI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh were Registered Nursing (236 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (148 degrees), and Elementary Education & Teaching (140 degrees).

In 2017, 2,554 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. 60.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,268 degrees), 28 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (81 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is $6,422, which is $-14,311 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is $6,422, which is $-14,311 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,092.

In 2017, 37% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 46% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,422

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh was $6,422. The cost of tuition at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is $-14,311 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$13,092

2017 Value

0.6%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,092. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh grew by 0.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,600

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh was of $7,600 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 1.12% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

37%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

46%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

37% of undergraduate students at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 37% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

3.48%

2016 Default Rate

97

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh was 3.48%, which represents 97 out of the 2789 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh received 6,457 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 15.1% annual growth. Out of those 6,457 applicants, 4,074 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 63.1% acceptance rate.

There were 13,933 students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in 2017, and 0% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh has an overall enrollment yield of 37.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

63.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

4,074

Accepted Out of 6,457

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh was 63.1% (4,074 admissions from 6,457 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 65%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 15.1%, while admissions grew by 11.6%.

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SAT Scores

0%

Submission Percentage

0

Scores Submitted

0% of enrolled first-time students at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh has a total enrollment of 13,933 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is 8,249 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,684. This means that 59.2% of students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, both undergraduate and graduate, is 85.7% White, 4.49% Hispanic or Latino, 3.6% Asian, 2.42% Two or More Races, 1.91% Black or African American, 0.402% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0574% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (50.4%), followed by White Male (34.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.08%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (67.1%), followed by White Male (17.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.14%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

59.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,933 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is 8,249 and the part-time enrollment is 5,684. This means that 59.2% of students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    11,939

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    626

  3. Asian

    502

The enrolled student population at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is 85.7% White, 4.49% Hispanic or Latino, 3.6% Asian, 2.42% Two or More Races, 1.91% Black or African American, 0.402% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0574% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 101 students (0.725%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 550 more women than men received degrees from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. The majority of degree recipients at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh are white (2,268 degrees awarded). There were 28 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (81 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is Registered Nursing (236 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (148 degrees) and Elementary Education & Teaching (140 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (211 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (98 degrees), and Education (384 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,934,706 people), Secondary school teachers (314,455 people), Education administrators (280,690 people), Other managers (218,261 people), and Social workers, all other (196,534 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh are Public Administration and Social Service (211 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (98 degrees), Education (384 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (34 degrees), and Communications (145 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh are Surgeons, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Dentists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh are Public Administration and Social Service (211 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (98 degrees), Education (384 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (34 degrees), and Communications (145 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh are Elementary & secondary schools (2,871,740 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (357,594 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (239,111 people), Individual & family services (148,763 people), and Outpatient care centers (128,128 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh are Public Administration and Social Service (211 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (98 degrees), Education (384 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (34 degrees), and Communications (145 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

Most Common

  1. 236 degrees awarded

  2. 148 degrees awarded

  3. 140 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh was Registered Nursing with 236 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,002

  2. 1,552

In 2017, 1,002 degrees were awarded to men at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, which is 0.646 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,552).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 65 degrees were awarded to men at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in General Finance, which is 2.32 times more than the 28 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 222 degrees were awarded to women at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in Registered Nursing, which is 8.22 times more than the 27 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

15%

100% Completion Time

51%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 15% of students graduating from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 51% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 55% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Female

Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is Female and Two or More Races (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,268 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    81 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    77 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is white (2,268 degrees awarded). There were 28 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (81 degrees).

0.117% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,362 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    906 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    59 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is white female (1,362 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (906 degrees).

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Operations

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh has an endowment valued at nearly $22M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $613k (2.79%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh had a total salary expenditure of $184M. University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh employs 122 Professors, 102 Associate professors, and 92 Lecturers. Most academics at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh are Male Professors (85), Male Associate professors(54), and Female Lecturers (53).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 200 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 128 employees, and Service with 103 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$22M

2017 Endowment

0.0393%

growth from 2016

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh has an endowment valued at about $22M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh grew 0.0393% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $11.2M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $9M - Federal

  2. $433k - State

  3. $1.14M - Local

As of 2017, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh received $9M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $433k from state grants and contracts, and $1.14M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$79.5M

2017 Salaries

0.2%

growth from 2016

In 2017, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh paid a median of $79.5M in salaries, which represents 43.3% of their overall expenditure ($184M) and a 0.2% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.66% decline from 2015 and a 4.74% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$26.7M

Instructional Salaries

397

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh paid a total of $26.7M to 397 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

122 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

200 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh were Professor with 122 employees; Associate professor with 102 employees; and Associate professor with 92 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 200 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 128 employees; and Service with 103 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Lecturer

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh was Male Professor with 85 employees, Male Associate professor with 54 employees, and Female Lecturer with 53 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

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