About This CampusExcellence and Opportunity Meet at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh! We offer a world of opportunities but small enough to make you feel at home. UW Oshkosh's 173-acre campus is located in Wisconsin’s 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 14,000 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 Magazine’s 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.
Location InformationWe are located on the Fox River, along the shores of Lake Winnebago. Our campus is near the City Center which allows for wonderful shopping and entertainment opportunities that are easily accessible by bus, bike, or foot.
Geographically, we are 3 hours north of Chicago, IL; 1 hour north of Milwaukee, WI; and 4 hours east of Minneapolis, MN.
Helpful InformationStudents 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!