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

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.

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (920) 465-2111
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 2420 Nicolet Dr, Green Bay, WI 54311-7001
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 8,766
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 51%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 22 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 4,263 (49% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $7,873
Out-of-state Tuition: $16,091
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 84%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,468

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Programs

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

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 121
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Education 211
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 3
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3
Health Professions and Related Programs 32
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 112
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 132
Natural Resources and Conservation 21
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 21
Social Sciences 4
Visual and Performing Arts 6
Grand total 51438

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $7,873
Out-of-state $16,091
Books and supplies $800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $9,571
Out-of-state $19,126

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,011 84%
Grant or scholarship aid 806 67% $4,468
Student loan aid 628 52% $6,168

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,547 43% $5,905
Federal student loans 3,246 40% $6,201

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 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,246 1,170 2,076
Percent admitted 100% 84% 86%
Percent admitted who enrolled 41% 44% 40%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
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 2020

Total Enrollment 8,766
Undergraduate enrollment 8,370
Graduate enrollment 396

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 Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
    • 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
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • 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

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does 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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