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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
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


Students: 4,534 women (66%), 2,387 men (34%)
1,964 on-campus residents
6,668 undergraduate, 253 graduate
730 U.S. students of color (11% of student body)
From 39 states, 33 nations, 71 of 72 Wisconsin counties
Incoming new freshmen have 22.7 composite ACT, 3.33 high school GPA
Median age 21 (27% are 25 or older)
60% of undergrads are first-generation students
97% placement rate for most recent grads
Academic Programs: 41 undergraduate majors, 7 additional minors See majors and minors.
Nearly 20 pre-professional tracks or certificate programs; 6 graduate programs
Top 10 majors:
(by degrees granted)
Business Administration
Interdisciplinary Studies
Nursing (all tracks)
Human Biology
Human Development
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
Data Science
Environmental Science and Policy
Nursing Leadership and Management in Health Systems
Sustainable Management
Social Work M.S.W.
Graduate Tuition and Fees:
(2014-15 figures)
$9,100 per year, for full-time student, Wisconsin resident
$18,231 out-of-state
$10,069 Minnesota reciprocity
(fall 2013 figures)
187 full time, 47% are women, 97% with Ph.D. or highest credential
Student/Faculty ratio: 23:1
Academic calendar: Fall and spring semesters, summer session
Alumni: 32,058 living alumni, 33,049 total degrees awarded
Athletics: NCAA Division I, member of Horizon League
Nickname: The Phoenix
School colors: Green, white
Annual budget: Approx. $112.3 million (about 20% state-supported)
Chancellor: Gary L. Miller
Provost: Dr. Gregory Davis
Address: 2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay, WI 54311-7001

Phone: (920) 465-2000

Updated Fall 2014