On Campus: By the Numbers

  • Four UW Oshkosh students had their research featured at the 13th annual Posters in the Rotunda at the state capitol. As a whole, the UW System is a national leader in undergraduate research. Read more about research.


  • More than 1,000 graduates became UW Oshkosh’s newest alumni at the midyear commencement ceremony, bringing the alumni base to more than 88,000 people.
  •  Since its opening in April 2014, the UW Oshkosh Alumni Welcome and Conference Center has opened its doors to more than 110,000 guests and hosted nearly 1,500 events.
  • Researchers at UW Oshkosh have access to more than 150,000 cubic feet of archival material that can be borrowed from 12 repositories and used locally.
  •  In 2015, UW Oshkosh students, faculty and staff made an impact at 2,030 agencies and partners through internships, research, consulting, field experiences and clinical placements, according to the most recently released UW System Partnership Report.
  •  The UW Oshkosh insect collection consists of approximately 200,000 specimens and about 1,200 microscope slides. The insect collection serves many purposes including teaching, research, consulting and outreach activities.
  • Polk Library supports campus research at UW Oshkosh by providing faculty and students with almost 80,000 online full text journals. As part of the UW System, UW Oshkosh faculty and students have access to a larger library collection than Harvard University—with more than 17 million items.
  • UW Oshkosh’s most updated academic building—Clow Social Science Center— reopened its doors Feb. 1. The renovations include: 21 general purpose classrooms, two large lecture halls that seat 210 people, state-of-the-art nursing labs and simulation spaces, a new foreign language lab and more. A dedication ceremony is planned for May 13.


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