University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Oshkosh, WI 54901

Located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The institution is part of University of Wisconsin System that operates 10 campuses in Eau Claire, Green Bay, Madison, Milwaukee, Oshkosh, Madison, Whitewater, La Crosse, Kenosha, Menomonie.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 5612 and 3649 students were accepted.

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $6,422 and fees $1,122. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $13,995 and $1,122 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio21:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate76%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN

    The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Nurse Scholars Program is designed for academically gifted students seeking to enroll academically gifted students as clinical majors as a freshman.

    The program intends to prepare scholarly and caring nursing leaders incorporating cutting edge technology and high tech clinical laboratories.

    The application for the program should be made at the same time as the student’s application to the University.

    The traditional track of the program is a five-semester program with a combination of online classes and actual instruction with actual clinical practice at local healthcare facilities every semester.  

    The accelerated online BSN track utilizes cutting edge technology to offer students an opportunity to earn a BSN in 12 months.

    Admissions Requirements:

    • Complete at least 30 credits of college coursework (with Sophomore standing)
    • A minimum of 2.75 Grade Point Average for pre-requisite nursing courses
    • Passing score on standardized nursing admission test
    • Complete Criminal Background Check as required by law for clinical practice
    • CNA certificate
    • TEAS exam

    Applicants successfully accepted into the program will be contacted through email following the deadline date. Applicants will be required to register for admission interview by a member of the nursing faculty.

    Each applicant will be evaluated on the basis of the interview process as well as the completed application with supported documents. The college doesn't have waiting list and each semester a total of 72 students get admitted.

  2. MSN
  3. DNP
  4. Accelerated BSN
  5. RN to BSN
  6. ADN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 227
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 17
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - professional practice 13

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
46.77 miles away
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
61.35 miles away
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
73.52 miles away
Madison Area Technical College
73.59 miles away
University of Wisconsin-Madison
78.41 miles away
William Rainey Harper College
136.37 miles away
Americare Technical School
141.41 miles away
Northbrook College of Health Care
141.68 miles away
Northwestern Institute of Health and Technology - Skokie Campus
144.27 miles away
Northern Illinois University
144.8 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1928 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
09/22/2000 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
09/22/2000 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
COA
10/21/2016 - Current

Admissions

65%

Acceptance Rate
ACT Composite20 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost (Net Price)

$13,171

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$9,754
30k to 48k$11,187
48k to 75k$14,934
75k to 110k$17,744
Over 110k$17,971
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

37%

Recipients

$5,111

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

24%

Recipients

$3,961

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

48%

Recipients

$6,352

Average Amount

Student Population

12,484

Undergrads

1,474

Graduates

8,571

Women

5,387

Men

62%

Full-time

38%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
86%
Asian
4%
Hispanic
4%
Black/African American
2%
Two or more races
2%
Race/ethnicity unknown
1%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Wisconsin state board of nursing
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
800 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI 54901
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