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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 the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities
Administration: University of Wisconsin System
Enrollment: 7,030 as of fall 2016
(Fall 2016 figures)
4,680 women (67%), 2,350 men (33%)
1,865 on-campus residents
6,758 undergraduate, 272 graduate
792 U.S. students of color (11% of student body)
From 43 states, 40 nations, 72 of 72 Wisconsin counties
Incoming new freshmen have 22.6 composite ACT, 3.33 high school GPA
Median age 21 (28% are 25 or older)
56% of undergrads are first-generation students
98% 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; 8 graduate programs
Top 10 majors:
(by degrees granted)

See Majors and Minors
Business Administration
Integrative Leadership Studies
Human Biology
Nursing (all tracks)
Human Development
Elementary Education
Social Work
Undergraduate Tuition and Fees:
(2017-18 figures)
$7,878 annually for full-time Wisconsin resident
$15,728 out-of-state
$11,026 Midwest Student Exchange Program
$8,616 Minnesota reciprocity
Graduate Programs: Applied Leadership for Teaching & Learning
Data Science
Environmental Science & Policy
Health and Wellness Management
Nursing Leadership and Management in Health Systems
Social Work M.S.W.
Sustainable Management
Graduate Tuition and Fees:
(2017-18 figures)
$9,372 per year, for full-time student, Wisconsin resident
$18,686 out-of-state
$10,522 Minnesota reciprocity
$13,268 Midwest Student Exchange Program
(fall 2016 figures)
150 full time faculty, 34 full time instructional staff, 48% are women, 97% of faculty have a Ph.D. or highest credential
Student/Faculty ratio: 21:1
Academic calendar: Fall and spring semesters, January interim, summer session
Alumni: 35,715 living alumni, 37,007 total degrees awarded
Athletics: NCAA Division I, member of Horizon League
Nickname: The Phoenix
School colors: Green, white
Annual budget: Approx. $130 Million (about 17% state-supported)
Chancellor: Gary L. Miller
Provost: Gregory Davis
Social Media:, Twitter/Instagram: @uwgb
Address: 2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay, WI 54311-7001

Phone: (920) 465-2111

Updated Spring 2017