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Quick Facts

Name: University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
The University: Regional, public institution
Campus: 700 acres on city's northeast side, overlooking the bay
Founded: 1965
Organizing theme: 360° of Learning
Degrees granted: Master's, Bachelor's, Associate
Accreditation: Full accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission of theNorth Central Association of Colleges and Universities
Administration: University of Wisconsin System
Enrollment: 6,700
Students: 4,292 women, 2,319 men
2,000 on-campus residents
6,611 undergraduate students
705 U.S. students of color (10% of student body)
From 38 states, 28 nations, all 72 Wisconsin counties
Incoming new freshmen have 22.6 composite ACT, 3.34 high school GPA
Median age 21 (27% are 25 or older)
60% of undergrads are first-generation students
96% placement rate for most recent grads
Academic Programs: 45 different undergraduate majors or minors and nearly
20 pre-professional tracks or certificate programs; six graduate programs
Top 10 majors:
(by degrees granted)
Business Administration
Interdisciplinary Studies
Human Development
Human Biology
Elementary Education
Undergraduate Tuition and Fees:
(2014-15 figures)
$7,758 annually for full-time Wisconsin resident
$15,330 out-of-state
$10,906 Minnesota reciprocity
Graduate Programs: Applied Leadership for Teaching and Learning
Environmental Science and Policy
Nursing Leadership and Management in Health Systems
Sustainable Management
Collaborative Social Work M.S.W. with UW-Oshkosh
Graduate Tuition and Fees:
(2012-13 figures)
$9,008 per year, for full-time student, Wisconsin resident
$18,148 out-of-state
$9,760 Minnesota reciprocity
Faculty: 181 full time, 44 percent are women, 97% with Ph.D. or highest credential
Student/Faculty ratio: 24:1
Academic calendar: Fall and spring semesters, summer session
Alumni: 31,000
Athletics: NCAA Division I, member of Horizon League
Nickname: The Phoenix
School colors: Green, white
Annual budget: Approx. $124.7 million (about 20% state-supported)
Chancellor: Gary L. Miller
Provost: TBD
Address: 2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay, WI 54311-7001

Phone: (920) 465-2000

Updated August 15, 2013