Number of First and Second Majors completed, 2011-2015

The federal government collects information from schools about the number (and field) of first majors and second majors.   In the time period summarized here, 14% of UW-Green Bay's graduates completed a double major.  Although smaller than the double major percent at UW-Madison and Stevens Point, UW-Green Bay's percent is quite a bit higher than the median for all the UW comprehensive institutions (8%). 

In 2015, 687 public universities awarded bachelor's degrees and 57% of them reported at least some double majors.  UW-Madison's rate that year, 28%, was the nation's highest.  UW-Green Bay's 12% that year placed her among the upper 5%. The nation-wide average that year was 3% across all the public universities and 5% if only the 391 schools that reported any double majors are included. The double-major percent for UW-Green Bay has been declining since 2012.

Institution Name First majors, 2011 - 2015 Second majors Percent with a double major
UW-Madison 33287 9187 28%
UW-Milwaukee 19503 1770 9%
UW-Stevens Point 8868 1526 17%
UW-Green Bay 6112 871 14%
UW-La Crosse 8767 1182 13%
UW-Oshkosh 9873 973 10%
UW-Superior 2294 184 8%
UW-River Falls 6113 487 8%
UW-Eau Claire 10464 752 7%
UW-Parkside 3395 180 5%
UW-Whitewater 9952 519 5%
UW-Platteville 6349 289 5%
UW-Stout 8006 119 1%

Double Major Percent

Source: National Center for Education Statistics, IPEDS Peer Analysis System.