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Graduate Studies


Application Fee ($56)

Each program application requires completion of an online application form and submission of a separate application fee. Applications can only be accepted once the payment has been received. To complete an online application, select this link, register as a new user, and follow the provided instructions.



A minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00 during the last two years of undergraduate school or a master's degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 is required. All GPAs are based on a 4.00 scale.


International student applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution and meet requirements of the program to which the application is directed. Applicants must also provide a course-by-course 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.

Letters of Evaluation

An additional requirement for your application is the Letters of Evaluation. Each master's program has their own Letter of Evaluation form (available below). Applicants must fill out the first two sections of the form, save, and send to each evaluator. Each evaluator must fill out the remaining sections and send directly to the Office of Graduate Studies email or mail to:

UW-Green Bay
Office of Graduate Studies
2420 Nicolet Drive
Green Bay, WI 54311

Form Links

*Please note that Letters of Evaluation will not be accepted from the applicant. The forms must be sent to us directly from the evaluator.

English Proficiency

Every applicant whose native language is not English, or whose undergraduate instruction was not provided in English, must submit an English proficiency test score. Your score will not be accepted if it is more than two years old. Full admission to the graduate school requires one of the following test scores:

  • 79 on the TOEFL iBT (internet-based)
  • 550 on the TOEFL pBT (paper-based)
  • 6.5 on the IELTS

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. All scores should be sent directly to us from the testing service. The institution code for the TOEFL and IELTS is 1859.

International applicants are exempt from the English language test requirement if they have:

  • A bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or from an institution in Australia, Canada, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, New Zealand, or the United Kingdom - not more than 5 years prior to the anticipated semester of enrollment.

Additionally, GRE scores are required for the Environmental Science and Policy program.

Transferring International Students

International students tranferring from another college or university within the United States must complete and submit the Transfer Clearance Form in order to obtain an I-20 from UW-Green Bay.

International students currently studying in the United States, who have applied and been accepted into a degree seeking academic graduate program at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (UW-Green Bay), must complete the first section of the Transfer Clearance Form. The Designated School Official of the college or university they are presently attending must fill out the remaining sections and send directly to the Office of Graduate Studies, or

UW-Green Bay
Office of Graduate Studies
2420 Nicolet Drive
Green Bay, WI 54311-7001

Application Deadlines

Deadlines for each program are determined by the faculty of that graduate program. Dealines can be found in the graduate program listing, select a graduate program.

International Financial Information

International applicants are required to have adequate financial resources to cover expenses for the duration of their studies at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. The approximate expenses for nine months are approximately as follows (in USD): Tuition $18,820.00; Housing $4,980.00; Meals $3,200.00; Books $800.00; Miscellaneous (travel, clothing, etc.) $3,300.00; Health and Accident Insurance $1,450.00; Total $32,550.00. Please note that these costs are an estimate and not guaranteed.

  • Financial Support Statement (PDF) (print this form and submit to address indicated).
  • KEDGE Financial Support Statement (PDF) (ONLY for M.S. Management KEDGE Students).
  • Bank Statement: Letter on official bank stationary verifying the amount of readily available funds to support the prospective student.

Health Insurance Plan

The Health Insurance Plan (Student Assurance Services, Inc.) is mandatory for international students and their dependents living in the U.S.

Conditional Admissions

If a prospective graduate student does not meet the English language proficiency requirement for full admission to the graduate school, UW-Green Bay may provide conditional admission at the graduate level through several ESL programs. For conditional admission, a student must apply to UW-Green Bay and to one of the programs below (at the same time). The initial I-20 will be issued by the partner ESL 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 only one of the listed English language training programs:

Questions regarding Immigration and Naturalization procedures can be found Visa Information. Information on campus life can be addressed to the Office of International Education, Cofrin Library, 207