Chances of getting into University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
63.1%
Admission Difficulty for University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into UWO and can I get accepted? The school has a 63% acceptance rate ranking it #14 in Wisconsin for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,074 out of 6,457 applicants were admitted making UWO a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 49 percent. University of Wisconsin Oshkosh typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 37% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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UWO SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A

UWO ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
97%
ACT Scores for University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UWO?

Admission data indicates that UWO regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #20 in Wisconsin for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 97 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >74%
22 to 24 Avg + 63%-74%
20 to 22 Avg - 50%-63%
18 to 20 Reach 37%-50%
Less than 18 Low <37%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.3
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Wisconsin Oshkosh was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #16 in Wisconsin for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as UWO accepts 63% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Wisconsin Oshkosh students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 15% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Good
3.25 to 3.50 22% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 22% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 20% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

84% of University of Wisconsin Oshkosh freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Wisconsin Oshkosh students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 10%
Top 25% of class 37%
Top 50% of class 84%
Bottom 50% of class 16%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,890 2,567 6,457
Accepted 2,538 1,536 4,074
Acceptance Rate 65% 60% 63%
Enrolled 564 955 1,519
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 62% 37%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=240365 IPEDS survey data for University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.