University Of Wisconsin Green Bay

University Of Wisconsin Green Bay

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a public co-educational university located in Green Bay, Wisconsin. It is part of the University of Wisconsin system. It was established in 1965 and now grants admission to more than 5,000 students every year.

The schools under UW-Green Bay include:

  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • College of Professional and Graduate Studies

The sports teams of UW-Green Bay are known as the Phoenix. The official mascot of UW-Greenbay is Phlash the Phoenix. Athletes at UW-Green Bay participate in basketball, cross country, golf, skiing, soccer, softball, swimming & diving, tennis and volleyball. The University also has a cheerleading squad, a pep band and a dance team.

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University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
2420 Nicolet Dr
Green Bay , WI 54311-7001
General Phone: (920) 465-2207

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UW Green Bay Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts179Native American studies, Germanic languages and literature, French language, Spanish language, English, liberal arts and sciences, humanities, liberal arts and humanities, interdisciplinary studies, ...
Business and Management170business management, accounting, MIS, management science
Therapy and Counseling152psychology, child psychology
Science129biology, biomedical sciences, chemistry, geology
Education and Teaching94education, educational administration
Media67communication and journalism
Family and Social Work64public administration, social work
Nursing and Emergency Medicine47registered nursing, various nursing
Conservation and Resource Management37environmental studies, environmental science
Drama and Performing Arts36drama, various performing arts
Art Studies20art studies
Computer Science and Engineering16computer and info science
Religion and Philosophy2philosophy

Number of programs and degrees for UW Green Bay in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree99537
Master's degree494
Associate's degree31

UW Green Bay Student Body

In 2007-2008, UW Green Bay had a total enrollment of 6,110 students (5,039 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 35%
Women 65%
Full-Time 98%
Part-Time 2%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 94%
Graduate 6%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 92%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 3%
American Indian 2%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 29%
20-21 29%
22-24 18%
25-29 7%
30-34 4%
35-39 3%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)1%

UW Green Bay Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 75 %
Part-Time 89 %

UW Green Bay Room and Board (2007)

UW Green Bay offers campus housing for 1,841 of its 5,039 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Green Bay, Wisconsin for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Wisconsin Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

UW Green Bay Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
ACT Verbal1924
ACT Math1925
ACT Composite2025

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT98%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

UW Green Bay Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 6,308
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 13,881
Room and board $ 4,700
Room charge $ 3,300
Board (meal plan) charge $ 1,400
Books and supplies $ 800
Other expenses $ 2,620

Financial Aid:
UW Green Bay participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 389900)

UW Green Bay Faculty

UW Green Bay has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track2823
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1918

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year2*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*1*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year26$73,22711$66,230
Associate professoracademic year43$58,95327$54,656
Assistant professoracademic year26$56,45422$49,935
Instructoracademic year1*1*
Lectureracademic year13$44,60016$45,242
All faculty totalacademic year109$59,80377$52,710

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

UW Green Bay Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Horizon League
Track Horizon League

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports7599174

UW Green Bay Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Management Information Systems, General
Management Science, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Visual and Performing Arts, Other

Education And Teaching
Education, General
Educational Leadership and Administration, General

Family And Social Work
Public Administration
Social Work

Liberal Arts
American Indian/Native American Studies
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, Other
Spanish Language and Literature
Urban Studies/Affairs

Mathematics, General

Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Religion And Philosophy

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General

Therapy And Counseling
Developmental and Child Psychology
Psychology, General

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