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About UW-Green Bay

We Rise

We are a university of forward-looking achievers who never stop learning.

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We Are
UW‑Green Bay

Discover bold thinking!

We are future-minded contenders, standing on the shoulders of a trailblazing heritage, and daring to reach higher. Are you ready to grow toward a stronger future? Explore our academic options.

Academic Options

Igniting Growth

The secret to success at UW-Green Bay? Just be yourself.

What is it about the people who call our beautiful corner of the world home that keeps them up for the challenges of the future? Hear it from them in their own words.

Read RISE stories 

Hockey Star to HR

Michael Becker’s story is one of grit and persistence. He once dreamed of hockey stardom, but when that dream went off the rails, so did he. Falling gives you the opportunity to rise again, and so he did.

Take Control

Newfound Horizons

A seed of interest, planted in Laos by a video game, flourished into a computer science degree from UW-Green Bay and a career as a web developer. After forging a path to success, it was time for Lolar Moua to revisit the past.

Gain Perspective

Woman of Influence

Growth isn’t linear and success has no time frame. Ingrid Parker Hill’s educational journey has been generations in the making. Hill found her stride and channeled her experiences into helping the community she now calls home.

Invest in yourself

Reimagining College

High school is the time to start college with UW-Green Bay’s early college pathways that save time and money.

Get a Jumpstart


Gain knowledge on your time—where and however you learn best with online programs and professional development.

Online Programs

Creative Options

Our 7-week courses are designed to help busy adults pursue their dreams while managing the rest of life.

Accelerated Degree Options

Learn online or Near the water

Affordable education anywhere, any time for everyone.

Whether it’s on one of our four campuses, online or somewhere in between, join our community of learners.

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Level the Field

We’re committed to providing an education to all who want to learn.

Accept Our Challenge

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This land

Developed by our First Nations faculty, our Land Acknowledgement recognizes those who were here first.

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Social Justice

We’re committed to promoting social justice and working toward social change within the University and beyond.

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Maria Yang ‘19

Is an Environmental Engineer at Himalayan Consultants. LLC. Read her story.

We're the one & only ECO U®

We were green before green was a thing and nationally acclaimed as ECO U® in 1971. It’s still true (and trademarked!) to this day.

See Our Sustainability Efforts

How we make

“Our goal is to be a university that fearlessly meets challenges, solves problems, embraces diversity, cares about our region and provides access to education for all who want it.”

—Michael Alexander, Chancellor, UW-Green Bay

Green Bay by the Numbers


Year Founded

Our region called for a university and UW-Green Bay was born.



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Majors, Minors, Certificates and Programs.

Fully Accredited

Our accredited status means we meet or exceed educational standards of quality.

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Were we The Tomatoes?

We’re a serious university with a quirky history.

In fact, we were originally Bay Badgers. In 1971, “Phoenix” was elected official mascot over such entries as Hydros, Mavericks, Beavers, Voyageurs and more. Legend has it that election-day shenanigans pushed “Tomatoes” to a first-place finish. True?

The Truth is Out There

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