-- printer friendly --
On Campus:30%
  • Fall 09/03-12/12
  • Spring 02/02-05/15

Tuition & Payments
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:

Additional Information
Receive From Canada

Campus Diversity
2%African American
4%Asian American
1%Native American

Campus Links
Home Page
Outgoing Students

NSE Links
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links

How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office

Excellence and opportunity meet at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, offering a world of opportunities but small enough to make you feel at home. UW Oshkosh's 171-acre campus is located in Wisconsinís Fox River Valley just three hours north of Chicago. The Fox River, Lake Winnebago and numerous parks offer a refreshing backdrop to an active recreation, arts and entertainment scene, and the Student Recreation and Wellness Center is state-of-the-art. UWO, with an enrollment of more than 13,629 students, is the third-largest and fastest growing university in Wisconsin as well as a nationally recognized pioneer for its comprehensive approach toward campus sustainability by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Princeton Review's Guide to 286 Green Colleges and Sierra Magazineís Cool Schools list. Faculty lead the state with the most UW System Board of Regents Teaching Excellence Awards. Students experience cutting-edge learning and invaluable out-of-classroom experience.

Campus Location - We are located on the Fox River near the City Center which allows for wonderful shopping and entertainment opportunities that are easily accessible by bus bike or foot.

Helpful Information - Students at Oshkosh have a TON of opportunities to become active and engaged in the campus community,they may even take their Oshkosh experience international by visiting the Office of International Education to see our numerous Study Abroad Opportunities!

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Anthropology: Anthropology

Area Studies: Afro-American Studies, American Studies, Art Studies, Canadian Studies, International Studies, Japanse Studies (minor)

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Art History, Design, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Media Arts, Studio Art, Theater Art

Athletics: Adapted Physical Education, Athletic Training, Movement Studies, Physical Education

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Cell Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology

Business: Accounting, Advertising, Business, Business Administration, Business Information Systems, Entertainment Management, Finance/Banking, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, Operations Management, Operations Research, Public Administration, Public Relations, Small Business Management, Supply and Logistics Management

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry

Communications: Communication, Film, Journalism, Journalism and Contemporary Media, Radio and Television Studies, Speech/Rhetoric/Public Address, Writing/Editing

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice, Legal Studies

Earth Sciences: Earth Science, Geology, Science

Economics: Economics, International Economics

Education: Adapted Physical Education, Athletic Training Education, Bilingual, Childhood Studies, Communications, Early Childhood, Elementary Education, English, French, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Reading, Science, Secondary Education, Social Science Education, Spanish, Special Education, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)

Engineering: Software Engineering

English: Creative Writing, English, Linguistics, Rhetoric, Writing

Environmental Studies: Ecology, Energy/Environmental Policy, Environmental Health and Safety, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies

Foreign Language: English as a Foreign Language, French, German, Japanese (some courses), Spanish

General Studies: Leadership Studies, Liberal Studies, Social Sciences

Geography and Urban Studies: Geographic Information Sciences & Emergency Management, Geography, Planning, Real Estate, Urban Planning

Geology: Geology

Health and Safety Sciences: Environmental Health, Kinesiology, Medical Laboratory Technology, Medical Technology, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences

History: History

Information Studies: Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Systems

International Studies: International Studies

Library Science: Library Science

Mathematics: Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics

Music: Choral Music

Performing Arts: Acting, Choral Music, Design/Technical, Music, Music Education, Performance, Theater Arts/Drama, Theater Education

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy, Religious Studies

Physics: Applied Physics, Physics

Political Science: International Studies, Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Human Services, Social Science, Social Work, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies, Womens Studies

Theater: Performance and Directing

Closed Programs
Nursing Honors

Business and Education

Notable Academic Programs
Biology/Life Science, Radio and Television Studies, Athletic Training, Accounting, Journalism

Unique Academic Programs
Environmental Studies, Medical Technology, Music Business/Merchandising, Integrated Marketing, Engineering Technology

Special Options
RA Exchange: Yes
Study Abroad Access: Yes

GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
  • 2.5 GPA
  • Students must indicate that they have the taken necessary prerequisites by submitting a copy of their Official Transcript.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
  • Require students who will live on campus
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 525 paper, N/A computer or 71 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • No graduate students
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan B students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Plan B: 18 ($577.97 per additional hour)
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 6/16/2014.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit: $150 Year Plan B Mandatory
Activity Fee: $40 Year Plan B Mandatory
Health Insurance: $1,400 Semester Plan B Optional
ID Card: $20 Year Plan B Mandatory
Parking Fee: $200 Year Plan B Optional
Orientation Fee: $20 Year Plan B Mandatory

Important Notes: Fees are for 2013-2014 academic year and are subject to change for 2014-2015. Annual parking fees range from 100-400 dollars, depending on the lot. Parking permits are limited and sold on a seniority/lottery basis.

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students do not need to purchase health insurance.

Financial Aid
Plan B
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
  • Figures are current as of 6/16/2014.
  • Expect 5% or more increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on the average room and meal plan selected by NSE students. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your selected room type and meals.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • Double: $3,700 (includes meals)
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • Students must live on campus
Notes About Housing
We HIGHLY recommend living on campus. However, if you meet UW Oshkosh requirements for living off campus, you are welcome to do so.

Meal Plans Per Semester

  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $1343 per semester for 15 meals per week.
  • $1453 per semester for 21 meals per week.
Notes About Meal Plans
Costs are for 2014-2015. All meal plans include Titan Dollars of varying amounts, to be used at any food location on campus.

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.