University of Wisconsin--Oshkosh

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh provides a high-quality liberal education to all of its 14,000 students in order to prepare them to become successful leaders in an increasingly diverse and global society. UW Oshkosh is a research-enhanced comprehensive university recognized as a national leader in sustainability. UW Oshkosh's dedicated faculty and staff are committed to innovative teaching, research, economic development, entrepreneurship and community engagement to create a more sustainable future for Wisconsin and beyond. UW Oshkosh offers its Titans nearly 200 majors, minors and emphasis, which are organized within four colleges--Business, Education and Human Services, Letters and Science and Nursing--and the Division of Online and Continuing Education, which encompasses continuing education and online degree programs for adult nontraditional students. UW Oshkosh provides hands-on, collaborative experiences that promote discovery in the community and celebrates inclusive excellence, fuels imagination, and champions critical thinking and opportunity in a supportive, caring environment. UW Oshkosh is large enough to provide opportunity but small enough to provide support and foster student success.At UW Oshkosh, students have many opportunities to work directly with faculty on state-of-the-art research projects that benefit the community and distinguish the institution's education.The UW Oshkosh general education program--University Studies Program--provides students with an accessible, common intellectual experience that embraces the traditional breadth of liberal arts education to prepare them for life after graduation. The program at UW Oshkosh is looked as a national model for general education in the country.Founded in 1871, UW Oshkosh serves as an arts and cultural center for 1.2 million residents in the northeast Wisconsin region, and it competes in 19 NCAA Division III sports.UW Oshkosh is a collaborative partner in regional organizations and within the communities it serves. The institution serves as an economic engine contributing more than $500 million to the region annually. UW Oshkosh also brings human capital, brainpower, knowledge and expertise to enhance the quality of life in the region.UW Oshkosh has a unique advantage--it's driven by its location in a highly populated region of the state. The region provides limitless opportunities for internships, employment, community services and research for students. UW Oshkosh is located in the heart of the Oshkosh community (67,000 residents) and the New North region of the state, which includes 18 counties.

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Public, Coed 1871 N/A Semester $21.9 million + 800 Algoma Boulevard, Oshkosh, WI 54901 (920) 424-0202
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50 100.0 Wisconsin Oshkosh 868