University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Nursing Programs

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.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 95.3%
Average number of students tested annually: 176
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh as reported by Wisconsin state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 194 97 96.91
2011 201 95 89.47
2010 132 93.9 87.91
What is this?

Program accreditations: CCNE

Masters programs offered at this school:

MSN

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
What is this?

Program accreditations: CCNE

Doctoral programs offered at this school:

DNP

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
What is this?
State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 95.3%
Average number of students tested annually: 176
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh as reported by Wisconsin state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 194 97 96.91
2011 201 95 89.47
2010 132 93.9 87.91
What is this?
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
What is this?

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1928 - Current
Specialized Accreditation
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

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%

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

$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

37%

Recipients

$5,111

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

24%

Recipients

$3,961

Average Amount

Pell grants

48%

Recipients

$6,352

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

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%

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University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
800 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI 54901
(920) 424-1234
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