University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

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The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (often referred to a UW-Green Bay, UWGB and locally as “Green Bay”) is a four-year coeducational university located in the city of Green Bay, in the state of Wisconsin. UWGB is a member of the University of Wisconsin System, the largest system of public universities in Wisconsin and the United States. UWGB offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs but is primarly an undergraduate institution.

UWGB is a comprehensive public university that was founded in 1965. In its early years as an education institution its primary focus was environmental sustainability and as results earned the nickname “Eco U”. Today the university offers a comprehensive selection of degrees covering over 60 fields of study.

Total annual enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is approximately 6,700 (which includes 6,400 undergraduate and 300 graduate students). Most entering freshman have an ACT score of 23 and highschool grade point average of roughly 3.3.

General Information

Admission Office

2420 Nicolet Drive

Green Bay, WI 54311-7001

(920) 465-2111

Fax: (920) 465-5754

Contact: Pam Harvey-Jacobs

Director of Admissions
Main Address

2420 Nicolet Drive

Green Bay, WI 54311-7001

(920) 465-2000

Total undergrads: 6,059

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,017

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,726

Graduate enrollment: 216


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $44

Online application fee: $44
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 72%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 73%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Native American Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Arts – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Information Sciences/Systems B


Elementary Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B
Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration B
Social Work B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B
Urban Studies B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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