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University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on University of Wisconsin - Green Bay? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors UW - Green Bay offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay was awarded 209 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is individualized studies.

Overall Quality

UW - Green Bay landed the #583 spot in College Factual's 2022 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,576 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This is an improvement over the previous year, when UW - Green Bay held the #1,150 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

UW - Green Bay also holds the #17 spot on the Best Colleges in Wisconsin ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into UW - Green Bay?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay is 76%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that UW - Green Bay is a good fit for you.

Average Test Scores

UW - Green Bay received ACT scores from 97% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 25.

ACT Composite Scores for University of Wisconsin - Green Bay  ( 20 to 25 )

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University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, the student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

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 68%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  68 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

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 we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at UW - Green Bay is 24%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  24 out of 100

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University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 8,370 undergraduates at UW - Green Bay with 4,900 being full-time and 3,470 being part-time.

How Much Does University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Cost?

The overall average net price of UW - Green Bay is $14,395. 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 +
$11,337 $11,641 $14,584 $16,604 $16,763

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 62% of students took out student loans averaging $6,735 a year. That adds up to $26,940 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UW - Green Bay is 7.6%. 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?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from UW - Green Bay make about $40,800 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay make the most money.

Location of University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

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

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 44 majors graduated from University of Wisconsin - Green Bay. Of these students, 1,493 received undergraduate degrees and 167 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 219 $40,500
General Psychology 149 $27,200
Liberal Arts General Studies 103 $35,700
Human Biology 97 $27,400
Nursing 92 $69,300
General Education 74 $36,200
Behavioral Science 63 $27,700
Communication & Media Studies 52 $31,400
Computer Science 36 $53,500
History 34 $24,400

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

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 2018-2019, 4,503 students took at least one online class at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay. This is an increase from the 4,365 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 4,503 1,645
2017-2018 4,365 1,676
2016-2017 3,405 1,404
2015-2016 3,214 1,387
2013-2014 2,817 1,273

Learn more about online learning at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay.

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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