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University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Data & Information Overview

433 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
91% Acceptance Rate
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How Well Is University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Ranked?

#809 Best Colleges in Nation
#27 Best Colleges in WI
Liberal Arts Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

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University of Wisconsin - Green Bay was awarded 433 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is liberal arts.

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Overall Quality

UW - Green Bay is ranked #809 out of 2,217 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2024 Best Colleges list.

UW - Green Bay is also ranked #27 out of 46 schools in Wisconsin.

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Is It Hard to Get Into UW - Green Bay?

91% Acceptance Rate
65% Of Accepted Are Women

Acceptance Rate

With an acceptance rate of 91%, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay is easier to get into than many other schools. But that doesn't mean you can slack off on your application. Make sure to treat this school like any other when submitting requested materials and documents.

Average Test Scores

UW - Green Bay received ACT scores from 68% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 18 and 25.

ACT Composite Scores for University of Wisconsin - Green Bay  ( 18 to 25 )

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University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Faculty

23 to 1 Student to Faculty
70% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay is 23 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay is 70%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  70 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

72% Freshmen Retention
33% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay is 72%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  72 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from UW - Green Bay have a four-year graduation rate of 33%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  33 out of 100

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University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,826 Full-Time Undergraduates
18.9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
63.6% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 8,498 undergraduates at UW - Green Bay with 4,826 being full-time and 3,672 being part-time.

How Much Does University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Cost?

$13,092 Net Price
43% Take Out Loans
$23,464 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of UW - Green Bay is $13,092. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for UW - Green Bay

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$8,258 $9,445 $13,258 $16,382 $16,985

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of UW - Green Bay, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UW - Green Bay, approximately 43% of students took out student loans averaging $5,866 a year. That adds up to $23,464 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UW - Green Bay is 6.1%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do UW - Green Bay Graduates Make?

$45,657 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from UW - Green Bay with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $45,657 in their early years. This is good news for future UW - Green Bay graduates since it is 7% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.


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Location of University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

Wisconsin State
4,826 Full-Time Undergraduates
Midsize City Campus Setting
Located in Green Bay, Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay is a public institution. Green Bay is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Contact details for UW - Green Bay are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2420 Nicolet Dr, Green Bay, WI 54311-7001
Phone: 920-465-2111

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Majors

46 Majors With Completions
1,617 Undergraduate Degrees
157 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 46 majors graduated from University of Wisconsin - Green Bay. Of these students, 1,617 received undergraduate degrees and 157 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 288 $42,260
General Psychology 168 $27,970
Nursing 107 $63,741
Human Biology 103 $29,514
Liberal Arts General Studies 95 $42,030
General Education 74 $35,467
Natural Resources Conservation 46 $36,461
Communication & Media Studies 45 $30,257
Behavioral Science 44 $27,825
General Biology 39 $35,435

Learn more about the majors offered at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at UW - Green Bay

64% Take At Least One Class Online
26% Take All Classes Online

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2020-2021, 6,294 students took at least one online class at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay. This is a decrease from the 7,178 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 6,294 2,530
2019-2020 7,178 3,656
2018-2019 4,503 1,645
2017-2018 4,365 1,676
2016-2017 3,405 1,404

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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