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Top 9 Reasons to Attend

Top 9 Reasons
to Attend

At the UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus, discover a life-changing education that’s close to home. Earn a University of Wisconsin degree from start to finish—right here, right now. Here are just a few reasons why UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus could be the U for You!

Bird's eye view of Manitowoc campus
1. Study at the campus by the lake

UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus beautiful campus is bound by Lake Michigan to the east and Silver Creek Park to the South. Students can take advantage of swimming, boating, fishing, hiking and all sorts of outdoor activities year-round.

2. Work with the Lakeshore Water Institute to preserve our natural resources

Students interested in conservation can get involved with UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus Lakeshore Water Institute. Members collect and analyze water data, educate the general public and form partnerships with leaders to create mindful water policy across the state.

3. Receive personalized attention from faculty and staff

With a student population of around 500, UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus offers a private school feel at a public school price. The campus’ exceptional faculty and staff make sure every student gets the instruction, guidance and attention they deserve.

4. Get involved in the active arts community

Students can show off their talent performing at the University Theatre; or by contributing to the Founders Hall Art Gallery. The theatre and gallery are open to students, faculty and community members alike, which offers a unique opportunity to learn, grow and thrive among peers.

5. Earn a bachelor’s degree right on campus

As part of UW-Green Bay, the Manitowoc campus provides students comprehensive four-year degree programs. Students can earn their bachelor’s degrees in a number of fields, completely from the Manitowoc campus.

6. Find your passion through campus and community internships

Students can discover their future career through on-campus and community internships. These internships provide hands-on experience, look great on a resume and could lead to future employment opportunities after students graduate from UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus.

7. Pay for school with the help of scholarships

Students can earn thousands of dollars worth of scholarships from the UW-Green Bay Foundation. It’s one more way UW Colleges makes higher education affordable.

8. Sit in on the Scholar for Life lecture series

UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus professors give lectures on interesting, timely and important topics each month at the Lester Public Library. Students and community members alike are welcome to sit in, participate and expand their knowledge at these lectures.

9. Get involved in the performing arts

Students interested in performing have a handful of options to show off their talents. Students and community come together to play a wide variety of music as part of the Lakeshore Wind Ensemble, Lakeshore Big Band and the UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus ChorusUW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus Foundation.