University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Add Comparison

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,422

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$13,171

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.98%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

65%

5,612 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

13,958

61.6% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

52.6%

956 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 (227 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (130 degrees), and General Human Services (105 degrees).

In 2016, 2,411 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. 59.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,155 degrees), 27.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (79 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is $6,422, which is $-13,738 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is $6,422, which is $-13,738 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,171.

In 2016, 37% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 48% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,422

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh was $6,422. The cost of tuition at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is $-13,738 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

This chart compares the tuition costs of University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (in red) with those of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Average Net Price

$13,171

2016 Value

8.7%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,171. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh grew by 8.7%.

This chart compares the average net price of University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (in red) with that of other similar universities.

Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Other Student Expenses

$7,516

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh was of $7,516 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 6.7% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

This chart compares the average student costs at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (in red) with that of similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

37%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

48%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

37% of undergraduate students at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 5.71% with respect to 2015, when 35% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

3.98%

2015 Default Rate

119

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh was 3.98%, which represents 119 out of the 2987 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Admissions

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh received 5,612 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 18% annual growth. Out of those 5,612 applicants, 3,649 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 65% acceptance rate.

There were 13,958 students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in 2016, and 0% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh has an overall enrollment yield of 41.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

65%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

3,649

Accepted Out of 5,612

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh was 65% (3,649 admissions from 5,612 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 81.5%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 18%, while admissions declined by -5.83%.

This chart compares the acceptance rate of University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (in red) with that of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

SAT Scores

0%

Submission Percentage

0

Scores Submitted

0% of enrolled first-time students at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

This chart shows the SAT scores for the 25th and 75th percentile of applicants broken out into each section of the test that their are evaluated on.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh has a total enrollment of 13,958 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is 8,599 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,359. This means that 61.6% 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 86.1% White, 4.18% Hispanic or Latino, 3.61% Asian, 2.32% Two or More Races, 1.96% Black or African American, 0.487% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0788% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (49.9%), followed by White Male (35.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.63%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (60.5%), followed by White Male (21.8%) and Asian Female (2.73%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

61.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,958 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is 8,599 and the part-time enrollment is 5,359. This means that 61.6% of students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

This chart shows the full-time vs part-time enrollment status at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Retention Rate over Time

76%

2016 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 76%. 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.

This chart shows the retention rate over time at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (highlighted in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    12,023

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    583

  3. Asian

    504

The enrolled student population at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is 86.1% White, 4.18% Hispanic or Latino, 3.61% Asian, 2.32% Two or More Races, 1.96% Black or African American, 0.487% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0788% 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 75 students (0.537%) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduates

In 2016, 471 more women than men received degrees from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. The majority of degree recipients at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh are white (2,155 degrees awarded). There were 27.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (79 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is Registered Nursing (227 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (130 degrees) and General Human Services (105 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 (204 degrees awarded), Communications (151 degrees), and Education (350 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 (1,929,326 people), Secondary school teachers (318,896 people), Education administrators (279,689 people), Miscellaneous managers (260,781 people), and Social workers (216,871 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh are Public Administration and Social Service (204 degrees awarded), Communications (151 degrees), Education (350 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (78 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (28 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh are Public relations specialists, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Financial analysts, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh are Public Administration and Social Service (204 degrees awarded), Communications (151 degrees), Education (350 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (78 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (28 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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 (2,887,705 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (339,816 people), Hospitals (258,148 people), Individual & family services (157,838 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (151,920 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh are Public Administration and Social Service (204 degrees awarded), Communications (151 degrees), Education (350 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (78 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (28 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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. 227 degrees awarded

  2. 130 degrees awarded

  3. 105 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh was Registered Nursing with 227 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree recipients from bachelors degree programs at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 970

  2. 1,441

In 2016, 970 degrees were awarded to men at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, which is 0.673 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,441).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 58 degrees were awarded to men at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in General Finance, which is 1.57 times more than the 37 female recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 218 degrees were awarded to women at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in Registered Nursing, which is 8.38 times more than the 26 male recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Time to Complete

16%

100% Completion Time

54%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 16% 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, 54% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 57% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Masters Colleges and Universities Carnegie Classification group.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (57.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is Female and White (57.3% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,155 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    79 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    56 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is white (2,155 degrees awarded). There were 27.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (79 degrees).

0.083% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,282 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    873 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    53 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is white female (1,282 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (873 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Operations

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh has an endowment valued at nearly $21.4M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $72.9k (0.341%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh had a total expenditure of $182M. Of that $182M, they spent $82.4M on salaries and $182M on benefits.

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh employs 127 Professors, 101 Associate professors, and 99 Lecturers. Most academics at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh are Male Professors (86), Female Lecturers(55), and Male Associate professors (52).

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 174 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 126 employees, and Service with 101 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$21.4M

2015 Endowment

2.8%

growth from 2014

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh has an endowment valued at about $21.4M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh grew 2.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.47M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $8.46M - Federal

  2. $1.72M - State

  3. $1.29M - Local

As of 2015, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh received $8.46M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.72M from state grants and contracts, and $1.29M from local grants and contracts.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$82.4M

Salary Expenditure

$182M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh had a total expenditure of $182M. Of that $182M, they spent $82.4M on salaries and $182M on benefits.

The bar chart shows the share of the primary expenses at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh over time, and the line chart shows the expenditure for solely salaries and benefits over time compared to the median for the Masters Colleges and Universities Carnegie Classification grouping.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh as a share of total expenditure.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Salary Expenditure

$82.4M

2015 Salaries

4.74%

growth from 2014

In 2015, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh paid a median of $82.4M in salaries, which represents 45.3% of their overall expenditure ($182M) and a 4.74% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.07% growth from 2013 and a 1.01% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructional Salaries

$27.5M

Instructional Salaries

427

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh paid a total of $27.5M to 427 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

127 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

174 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh were Professor with 127 employees; Associate professor with 101 employees; and Associate professor with 99 employees.

In 2016, 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 174 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 126 employees; and Service with 101 employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Lecturer

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh was Male Professor with 86 employees, Female Lecturer with 55 employees, and Male Associate professor with 52 employees.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart