UWO Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
How hard is it to get into UWO and can I get accepted? The school has a 71% acceptance rate ranking it #19 in Wisconsin for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,409 out of 7,635 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 56 percent. University of Wisconsin Oshkosh typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 45% 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 RangeNot Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT-
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||N/A|
|SAT Math 25th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 25th||N/A|
|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
Applicants Submitting ACT93%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||21|
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 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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 #25 in Wisconsin for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 93 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>82%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||71%-82%|
|19 to 21||Avg -||62%-71%|
|17 to 19||Reach||51%-62%|
|Less than 17||Low||<51%|
Avg. High School GPA3.3
Typical High School GradesB+
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 #23 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 71% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
84% of University of Wisconsin Oshkosh freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||44%||47%||45%|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|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|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
93% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
71% of those who apply are granted admission to UWO. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.