degree seeking students

UW Oshkosh offers nearly 250 majors, minors and emphases in programs recognized nationally for excellence. Students participate in hands-on research opportunities as early as their freshman year. And with faculty and staff who put students at the heart of all that they do, you’ll be able to thrive, grow and get the personalized support you need to reach your goals.

Oshkosh is ranked as the No. 1 best college town and the No. 4 most livable small city in the United States. We don’t need national rankings to tell us how awesome it is to live in Wisconsin’s Event City, but we sure do like to hear that others think we’re great, too!


International Student Services
Dempsey Hall, Room 201 
+1 (920) 424-2283

Oshkosh Campus

Oshkosh, WI
9,198 Campus Enrollment

Fond du Lac Campus

Fond du Lac, WI
372 Campus Enrollment

Fox Cities Campus

Menasha, WI
903 Campus Enrollment


International students wishing to study in the USA should be able to focus on their education rather than worrying about how to pay for it.

Scholarships are gifts of money that do not need to be repaid, provided the enrollment period is completed. Explore the following scholarships for more information.

UW Oshkosh International Student Scholarship

Bachelor’s students who will complete a full degree at UW Oshkosh, who demonstrate a commitment to their own educational development, and who commit to using their education and skills to contribute to their community may be eligible for the UW Oshkosh International Student Scholarship. Scholarships range from $1,979 – $7,914 (USD) per year based on full-time enrollment.

How to Apply:

You must apply for this scholarship at the same to you apply for admission to UW Oshkosh. When submitting the “Immigration Document Application”, you will be prompted to upload your scholarship essay. Submitting an essay will automatically put you in consideration for this award.  

Instructions on completing the Immigration Document Application and scholarship essay requirements are provided on our International Admissions webpage. This is STEP 4 for first-year applicants and STEP 5 for transfer applicants.


Eligibility to Apply: The following non-resident students are eligible to apply:

  • An applicant for F-1 or J-1 status.
  • A student in F-1 or J-1 status.
  • A citizen of the U.S. whose legal residence is outside the U.S.
  • Applicants for political asylum will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Eligibility to Receive a Scholarship: Clearly demonstrated financial need

Application Deadline: The application must be submitted when applying to UW Oshkosh.

Continuing students are only eligible to submit a new or adjusted Scholarship Application if they can provide written evidence that their financial situation/their sponsors financial situation has changed significantly. In addition applicants have to prove that this change was “unforeseeable” and “beyond the applicants and/or the sponsors control”.

Any questions regarding the International Student Scholarship can be directed to

UW Oshkosh Scholarships

UW Oshkosh has a searchable scholarship database that features scholarships for everyone.

Only students who are admitted into UWO can apply for them. Adhere to application deadlines to ensure consideration. 

Get Started

We’re happy that you are considering applying to UW Oshkosh!  If you have any questions as you go through the application process, please contact or at +1-920-424-2278. Detailed information on submitting your application is located on our International Admissions webpage.


Every August, tuition and fees, housing, meal and insurance fees are updated.
Estimates may change for students beginning after August.



UW Oshkosh
Fond du Lac Campus
Fox Cities Campus
Full-time Tuition and Fees $16,125* $14,000 $13,809
Housing (double) $5,666 $9,953 $10,853
All-Access Meal Plan $3,680
Books and Student ID $1,020 $1,010 $1,010
Health Insurance $2,089 $2,089 $2,089
Student fees $150 $150 $150
Placement Tests  $35 $35 $35
Total $28,765 $27,237 $27,946
*Add $1,400 for engineering technology.

An accommodation deposit is due at the time that you reserve housing.  All other fees payable to UW Oshkosh are due by the posted payment deadlines.

Fees payable to UW Oshkosh include tuition & fees, housing and meals (Oshkosh campus only), books, student ID and health insurance. The housing fee for the Oshkosh Campus is based on the lowest-cost accommodation in triple rooms and includes the housing deposit. All students must purchase the UW System International Student Health Insurance Plan to be in compliance with U.S. Immigration policy and/or UW System requirements.
In addition to fees owed to UW Oshkosh, you will incur personal expenses during your stay. Every individual’s spending habits are different, so an individual student’s personal expenses can vary substantially. Applicants are responsible for U.S. government fees in relation to the visa application. As of September 2023, these fees were $350 for the US government SEVIS fee PLUS the in-country U.S. student visa fee.


International Student Services
Dempsey Hall, Room 201

+1 (920) 424-2283