Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Is CAPP available at my high school?
A: View the listing of participating high schools.
A: Click here to view a listing of the courses. Course offerings vary by high school – contact your high school to see your school’s offerings.
A: If you are a high school junior or senior and meet at least one of these three requirements, you are eligible to enroll in CAPP courses:
- You are in the upper 25 percentile of your class.
- You have a GPA of at least 3.25 on a 4 point scale.
- You have an ACT score of 24 or above and upper 50 percentile of class or GPA of 2.75 or higher.
A: High school teachers with a graduate degree are approved by the respective UW Oshkosh academic department. These teachers are then appointed as university adjunct instructors and work cooperatively with UW Oshkosh liaison professors to design and implement the CAPP course.
A: Upon completion of a CAPP course, you will receive a grade based upon your cumulative effort.
With Advanced Placement (AP), a particular grade on a final standardized test determines if college credits are awarded. Different universities have different grade requirements. In both cases, you will receive high school Carnegie units required for graduation.
A: Tuition is based upon the number of credit hours for a particular course. Courses may be 2, 3, 4 or 5 credits. The per-credit tuition amount is determined by the University of Wisconsin System and changes annually. CAPP students pay one half the per credit tuition rate. Each school district establishes its own policy relative to student payment of tuition and books.
A: All students must have a current admission application submitted before they are allowed to enroll. Click here for Admission Application Instructions. AFTER your application is fully processed, at the beginning of the term, you must then register for your specific CAPP courses. Click here for Online Registration Instructions.
A: If you decide to drop a course, you must notify your instructor and counselor before the 28th day of the UW Oshkosh semester. Contact your instructor for the specific date. You must also submit the necessary UW Oshkosh paperwork to drop from the college course.
– Drop Card
–Term Withdrawal Form
A: Click here to see how credits transfer.
A: As a CAPP student, you are eligible for a UW Oshkosh Titan Card and are encouraged to use the Polk Library facilities and computer labs when they are available.
A: The grades earned are considered dual credit; high school and university. Your university grade is recorded on a transcript using this scale:
A grade of a “C” or better is necessary for most credit transfers.
A: Feel free to Contact the CAPP Office at UW Oshkosh
UW Oshkosh CAPP
Hours: M–F 7:45 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Nursing/Education room 101
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
800 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI 54901