COVID-19: See our Phoenix Forward page
Skip to main content

Top 10 Reasons to Attend

  1. Beautiful, modern campus on Lake Michigan

    The UW-Green Bay, Marinette campus sits on 36 acres along the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan. Students can enjoy the lake and surrounding area in every season by swimming, boating, ice fishing and more.

  2. An affordable path for higher education

    The UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus provides students with the region’s most affordable UW education.  Our students find that they can save thousands of dollars in tuition and additional educational costs, by starting and staying on our campus.  Many of our students have been able to take out minimal student loans to assist with their educational journey. 

  3. Earn a Bachelor's Degree on the Marinette Campus

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

  4. Receive personal attention from faculty and staff; Discover opportunities for national and international research

    With a student population of around 200, UW-Green Bay, Marinette 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.   Whether your passion is in environmental science, business, writing or chemistry, you will find ways to connect and perform research alongside our dedicated faculty.  Research efforts have led students to state and national conferences and our students have been recognized for their achievements and collections.

  5. Play a college sport

    Students who want to play a college sport are welcome to join the UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus Buccaneer athletics program! The campus has a strong tradition of success in basketball and volleyball, and a number of teams have won the state championship in recent years.

  6. Take part in the performing arts

    UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus has a variety of ways students can get involved performing music for campus and community members. Students can sing in the West Shore Chorale, earn college credit performing in the NEW Band or meet new people in the Marinette Community Jazz Ensemble. Theatre on the Bay has been a keystone of the surrounding community for more than 50 years. Students and the community come together to act in productions, assist behind the scenes, learn stagecraft and sell tickets in the box office.

  7. Contribute to the Northern Lights Literary & Arts Journal and participate in Best of the Bay

    For nearly 3 decades, the Northern Lights Literary & Arts Journal has been published by students.  It is a compilation of artwork, photography, poetry, creative fiction and nonfiction by students, faculty, staff and alumni.   Additionally, for nearly 2 decades, the campus has hosted an undergraduate research and performance conference, but most recently, we have transitioned to the Best of the Bay.  This event is a week-long gathering of student presentations that include research projects and artistic performances to the campus community each spring. This event helps forge strong campus connections and gives students a chance to show off their work.

  8. Discover pathways to our campus with your NWTC degree

    The Marinette Area Higher Education Coalition, is a partnership between the UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus and the NWTC Marinette Campus, offering students opportunities to take their technical college credits or degree and transfer to our campus to earn a baccalaureate degree.  This is a great opportunity to learn locally!

  9. Earn scholarships thanks to the generous UW-Marinette Foundation

    Students at UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus can earn thousands of dollars in scholarships thanks to generous donations from the UW-Marinette Foundation. It’s one more way our campus makes higher education affordable.

  10. Take in the sights and smells of the Katsura trees

    The UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus library building is outlined by a row of Japanese Katsura trees. Not only do the trees make for some beautiful scenery in the fall, but as the leaves change color they also take on a smell like cotton candy. Visit UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus during the fall months and smell for yourself!