Approximately 95,000 people call Oshkosh and its surrounding communities home. Officially known as “Wisconsin’s Event City,” Oshkosh is home to more than 1,000 events every year including largest airshow in the world, EAA AirVenture and has an active downtown area within walking distance of campus. With an abundance of waterways and trails, the Oshkosh area is an outstanding destination for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy everything from boating and fishing to hiking and biking. If you want to stay indoors check out the historic Grand Opera House, the Paine Art Center and Gardens and more.
The community is also home to the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, which offers nearly 200 majors, minors and emphases, in addition to 15 graduate programs and two doctoral programs. With a strong research focus and national ranking in sustainability, Titans demonstrate on a daily basis what students can do to change the world.
Oshkosh and the surrounding area are an economic and financial hub in Wisconsin with many thriving businesses including Oshkosh Corporation and Silver Star Brands (formerly Miles Kimball), Bemis Company Inc., Plexus Corporation, Thrivent Financial, Alta Resources, JJ Keller, Mercury Marine, and many more.