Why Choose the Fox Cities Campus?

Top 10 reasons to attend

 1) Easy transition to college

The Fox Cities Campus of UW Oshkosh is located in Menasha, Wis., near beautiful Lake Winnebago. Many students live at home and commute to campus, making the transition from high school to college more comfortable.

2) Save MONEY!

Students who begin college on the Fox Cities campus are guaranteed to save thousands in tuition when compared to starting at a four-year insitution. See for yourself how your tuition adds up.

3) Complete your general education credits before declaring a major on the Oshkosh campus or transferring to another UW System school

The UWO Fox Cities Campus offers UW credits that can easily transfer to other UW System unviersities and fulfill degree requirements. The UW System Guaranteed Transfer program provides easy guidelines to guarantee your admission to any UW school.

4) Receive personalized attention from faculty and staff

With the average classroom size around 25 students, the Fox Cities campus has the atmosphere of a small private school with all the worldclass resources and benefits of a state institution. The exceptional faculty and staff on the UWO Fox Cities Campus make sure every student gets the instruction, guidance and attention they deserve.

5) Live in Fox Village Student Housing

Students interested in experiencing all college has to offer have the option to live in Fox Village student housing complex. The apartment complex is located within walking distance of campus and provide modern amenities, weekly events and plenty of opportunities to make lifelong friendships.

6) Earn an associate degree

Earn an Associate of Arts and Science degree to advance your career or serve as the foundation for a future bachelor’s degree. Not sure what you want to major in? No worries! The Fox Cities campus offers courses in dozens of subjects for you to explore your interests and provides career resources for you to make connections and build your resume while completing your degree.

7) Clubs and Organizations

There are many opportunities for students to get involved through the various clubs and organizations we have on campus. Students are also able to get involved in Student Government to advocate on behalf of college students on national, state and local levels.

8) Play a college sport

Students on the Fox Cities campus don’t have to leave sports behind after they finish high school. Students have the opportunity to participate on a Fox Cities competitive sports team and compete against other teams in the UW System.

9) Get a four-year engineering degree while staying close to home

As part of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, students on the Fox Cities campus have the unique opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree through the Collaborative Degree Programs offered on campus.

10) Explore the Arts and Sciences

The Barlow Planetarium on the Fox Cities campus has been entertaining students and community members for nearly two decades. Visitors can attend astronomy night, see a laser show or learn about the secrets of our universe. UWO students receive a ticket discount with their student IDs!

The Weis Earth Science Museum gives visitors a chance to learn more about our planet with hands-on exhibits and learning activities. Visitors get an all-encompassing look at our world from fossils to earthquakes, and Fox Cities campus students get in for free!

The Communication Arts Center is a state-of-the-art facility that hosts rotating art exhibits and several musical and theater productions each year. Students and community members alike come together to enjoy these unique attractions.

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Fox Cities Campus
1478 Midway Road
Menasha, WI 54952
(920) 832-2600