University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

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School Overview

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

www.uwgb.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 6,059

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,017

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,726

Graduate enrollment: 216

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

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

Education

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

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B
Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Mathematics

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

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.

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(920) 465-2000
Website:www.uwgb.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:https://apply.wisconsin.edu/
Address:2420 Nicolet Dr, Green Bay, WI 54311-7001
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:7,029
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):46%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:24 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,815 (54% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$7,878
Out-of-state Tuition:$15,451
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:88%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,310

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services21
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education11
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3
Health Professions and Related Programs31
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies32
Natural Resources and Conservation21
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences2
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions21
Social Sciences4
Visual and Performing Arts6
Grand total1407

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Health Professions and Related Programs21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies12
Psychology1
Grand total153

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,878
Out-of-state$15,451
Books and supplies$800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$9,220
Out-of-state$18,351

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid67188%
Grant or scholarship aid50066%$4,310
Student loan aid47963%$6,167

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,86644%$5,820
Federal student loans3,21649%$6,636

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of Wisconsin-Green Bay students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants2,6878961,791
Percent admitted100%72%74%
Percent admitted who enrolled32%32%33%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment7,029
Undergraduate enrollment6,757
Graduate enrollment272

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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