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Cost Basics

Starting with the Basics

The basics are just that, a base cost

This will give you an idea of your direct charges due to the university. Your base costs can depend on a number of factors, like the campus you are attending and the degree you are pursuing. Let’s take a look at these estimated costs. Questions?

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Green Bay Campus First-year and Transfer Students

The cost per credit is about $330. Please note, online courses have a $25 per credit distance education fee.

  Wisconsin Resident Minnesota Resident Midwest
Student Exchange Program**
Michigan Compact***
or Upper Michigan Resident****
Non-Resident
Educational Costs
Tuition & fees $7,874 $9,110 $11,024 $7,874 $16,092
Books & supplies $800 $800 $800 $800 $800
Total Estimated Educational Costs $8,674 $9,910 $11,824 $8,674 $16,892
Other Costs
Meal plan $2,900 $2,900 $2,900 $2,900 $2,900
First-year student housing $4,020 $4,020 $4,020 $4,020 $4,020
Parking (optional) $152 $152 $152 $152 $152
First-year student fee $212 $212 $212 $212 $212
Total estimated cost of attendance for direct costs* $15,958 $17,194 $19,108 $15,958 $24,176

*Additional fees may apply, including online course fees, first year student program fees, and testing fees. For more information about additional fees, please contact (920) 465-2111.
**Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP) rates apply for students residing in the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and Ohio. (Note: Michigan will be leaving the MSEP as of fall 2021).
***Student who reside in Menominee County, Michigan are eligible for Wisconsin resident rates under the Michigan Compact.
****Students who demonstrate previous success in high school or post-secondary institution that reside in the remaining 14 counties in Upper Michigan (Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, Schoolcraft) for at least one year prior to enrollment will be eligible for this award.


Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan Campus Students

At the Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan campuses, you have the option to pursue an associate degree or a bachelor’s degree. Your tuition costs on these campuses will depend on the degree you are planning to pursue.

If you are pursuing your Associate Degree

Below is an estimate of the costs for tuition and fees at UW-Green Bay, Marinette campus for the annual year for a student pursuing an associate's degree full time. The cost per credit for a Wisconsin Resident student is about $220.

  Wisconsin Resident Minnesota Resident Midwest
Student Exchange Program**
Michigan Compact***
or Upper Michigan Resident****
Non-Resident
Tuition & fees $5,256 $5,372 $7,632 $5,256 $12,826
Books & supplies $800 $800 $800 $800 $800
First-year student fee $212 $212 $212 $212 $212
Total estimated cost of attendance for direct costs* $6,268 $6,384 $8,644 $6,268 $13,838

If you are pursuing your Bachelor's Degree

Below is an estimate of the costs for tuition and fees at the Marinette, Manitowoc or Sheboygan campus for the annual year for a student pursuing a bachelor's degree full time, or taking 300-400 level classes. The cost per credit for a Wisconsin Resident student is $285.

  Wisconsin Resident Minnesota Resident Midwest
Student Exchange Program**
Michigan Compact***
or Upper Michigan Resident****
Non-Resident
Tuition & fees $6,804 $8,040 $9,954 $6,804 $15,022
Books & supplies $800 $800 $800 $800 $800
First-year student fee $212 $212 $212 $212 $212
Total estimated cost of attendance for direct costs* $7,816 $9,052 $10,966 $7,816 $16,034

*Additional fees may apply, including online course fees, first year student program fees, and testing fees. For more information about additional fees, please contact (920) 465-2111.
**Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP) rates apply for students residing in the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and Ohio. (Note: Michigan will be leaving the MSEP as of fall 2021).
***Student who reside in Menominee County, Michigan are eligible for Wisconsin resident rates under the Michigan Compact.
****Students who demonstrate previous success in high school or post-secondary institution that reside in the remaining 14 counties in Upper Michigan (Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, Schoolcraft) for at least one year prior to enrollment will be eligible for this award.


Green Bay Campus Students - Take a Few Credits

This chart may be helpful if you are planning to take a just a few classes during a given term at the Green Bay campus. Because many courses are three credits, you'll see these estimates for each three credit course. For more details about cost per credit in Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan, visit the Bursar’s website.

Total Credits per Semester Wisconsin Resident Minnesota Resident Midwest
Student Exchange Program**
Michigan Compact***
or Upper Michigan Resident****
Non-Resident Online°
3 credits $984 $1,139 $1,379 $984 $2,011 $1,059
6 credits $1,968 $2,277 $2,756 $1,968 $4,023 $2,118
9 credits $2,953 $3,416 $4,134 $2,953 $6,034 $3,178
12-18 credits 3,937 $4,554 $5,511 $3,937 $8,046 $4,237 

*Additional fees may apply, including online course fees, first year student program fees, and testing fees. For more information about additional fees, please contact (920) 465-2111.
°For students taking courses entirely online, there is a $25 per credit fee for each credit between 12 and 18 credits.
**Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP) rates apply for students residing in the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and Ohio. (Note: Michigan will be leaving the MSEP as of fall 2021).
***Student who reside in Menominee County, Michigan are eligible for Wisconsin resident rates under the Michigan Compact.
****Students who demonstrate previous success in high school or post-secondary institution that reside in the remaining 14 counties in Upper Michigan (Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, Schoolcraft) for at least one year prior to enrollment will be eligible for this award.

UW-Green Bay admissions staff Vicki.

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