Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at UWO are mostly White with a small Asian population. The school has very low racial diversity. 13% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Wisconsin Oshkosh students
Race Percent of Students
White 87%
Black 2%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 0%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 53% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Wisconsin Oshkosh with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UWO has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Wisconsin Oshkosh students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for University of Wisconsin Oshkosh students
Gender Number of Students
Men 6,486
Women 9,924

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

UWO serves a very low number of students outside of Wisconsin, with 91 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Wisconsin Oshkosh students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 91%
Out of State 8%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$64,650 per year

27% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
16,410
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 12.2%
Part time Undergrads 13.5%

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