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Graduate Studies

International Students

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Thank you for considering the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay for your graduate studies. While all of our programs are available to appropriately qualified individuals, the Environmental Science and Policy program has been of particular interest. Students from China, India, Ireland, Japan, Moldova, and Thailand are studying here or have recently completed degrees.

  • International student applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution and meet requirements of the program to which the application is directed.
  • International student applicants must send official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from each previous college or university attended. Please have the institutions send the transcripts directly to UW-Green Bay's Office of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also provide an Evaluation of Foreign Educational Credentials from Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) or World Education Services (WES) in order for an application to be considered. ECE or WES evaluations must be sent directly to UW-Green Bay's Office of Graduate Studies.
  • Evidence of English proficiency is required. A minimum TOEFL score of 550 (213 computer based) is required. The minimum for the iBT TOEFL is 79. For a complete list of acceptable alternatives to the TOEFL exam such as the Michigan Test of English Language Proficiency and the International English Language Testing System, please contact the Office of Graduate Studies.
  • GRE scores are required for the Environmental Science and Policy program. GRE or GMAT scores are required for the Management program.
  • Official evidence of financial resources adequate to provide for educational expenses must be documented. The approximate expenses for nine (9) months during the 2013-2014 academic year at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay are as follows (in $US): Tuition (approximately) 18,820.00; Housing 4,600.00; Meals 3,200.00; Books 800.00; Miscellaneous (travel, clothing, etc.) 3,300.00; Health and Accident Insurance 1,200.00; Total $31,920.00.

Completed application (including the application fee) will be evaluated and academically qualified applicants admitted to a graduate program, however, the I-20 Form necessary to obtain a student visa will not be issued until the required financial documentation has been received. For more complete information about the application procedure see the Admission Page for international students.

Conditional Admissions

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay provides conditional admission at the graduate level through two partner ESL programs to provide the full English language training. For conditional admission, a student must apply to UW-Green Bay and apply to one of the programs below at the same time. The initial I-20 will be issued by the partner program. If admissible to UW-Green Bay, a conditional admission letter will be issued by UW-Green Bay and will be included with the partner program's I-20 for the student to use during the visa interview. For graduate study, students are to use one of these two English language training programs:

  • Fox Valley Technical College ESL Institute
  • WESLI
  • Find more information on the Admissions website.

  • Questions regarding Immigration and Naturalization procedures or campus life can be addressed to the Office of International Education, Cofrin Library, 207.