University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

Overview


Acceptance Rate
76%
Acceptance Rate by Gender
Percent of Applicants
ACT Score Range
20 - 25
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 36
Tuition & Fees
$15,728
Average Salary in 10 Years
$44,500

Note: 10 years after enrolling at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay is located in Green Bay, Wisconsin. It is a mid-size public school part of the University of Wisconsin System system and offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has 6,811 undergraduate students enrolled and admission is somewhat selective as the acceptance rate is 75.5%.

Popular majors include Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Health Professions and Related Programs, and Psychology. 51% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $36,500.

Map


About


🗺 2420 Nicolet Drive
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54311
State Wisconsin
🌐www.uwgb.edu

Test Score Range


What test scores do you need to get into University of Wisconsin - Green Bay?
ACT Score Range
20 - 25
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 36
SAT Score Breakdown
ACT Score Breakdown
ACT Total Score Ranges
ACT English Score Ranges
ACT Math Score Ranges
SAT Writing Score Ranges

SATs or the ACTs?


Should you take the SATs or the ACTs?
Students Submitting ACTs
97%

Admissions


University of Wisconsin - Green Bay has around 2,705 applicants.

Of the students admitted, 48% decide to enroll at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay. This is the admissions yield. A higher admisssions yield means students want to attend the school. A lower one means that they decided to attend another school.

Out of the 2,705 applicants 35% are men and 65% are women. This means that for every 100 male applicants, there are 186 women, or for every 100 female applicants, there are 54 men.

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay's acceptance rate is 75.5%. The acceptance rate for men is 72.3% and the acceptance rate for women is 77.3%.

Applicants


Who applies to University of Wisconsin - Green Bay?
Number of Applicants
2,705
Number of Applicants per Spot
3
per spot
Male Applicants
35%
Female Applicants
65%

Acceptance Rate


Getting into University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Acceptance Rate
75.5%
Getting in
Selective
Male Acceptance Rate
72.3%
Female Acceptance Rate
77.3%

School Popularity


Do Students Want to Go to University of Wisconsin - Green Bay?
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Admissions Yield
48%
of accepted students choose to go to University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Male Admissions Yield
95%
Female Admissions Yield
24%

Application


Admission Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Record Required
Complete High School Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
College Requirements Recommendations not required

Graduation Rate


Graduation Rate
51%
within 6 years
Men Graduation Rate
48%
Women Graduation Rate
53%
Undergrad Graduation Rate
Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Cost


Can you afford to attend University of Wisconsin - Green Bay?
Average Cost After Financial Aid
$14,880
for one year

Source: Dept. of Education
Published Tuition & Fees
$15,728
Excludes housing

Source: Dept. of Education
Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing
$23,034
per year
In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing
$15,184
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?
Median Student Debt
$21,239

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
How much will you pay each month?
$226
Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the median monthly payment a graduate of University of Wisconsin - Green Bay would expect to pay over 10 years.
Will you be able to pay off your debt?
1%
of students are able to pay down debt 3 years after graduation

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.

Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Financial Aid
Students Receiving Financial Aid
88%
of students

Source: Dept. of Education
Students Receiving a Federal Student Loan
49%
of students

Source: Dept. of Education

To learn more and apply for financial aid at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay you can visit www.uwgb.edu/financial-aid/.

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Tuition and Room & Board
Out-of-State Tuition
Total Cost: $23,034
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
In-State Tuition
Total Cost: $15,184
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Career & Salary


How much money will you make after graduating from University of Wisconsin - Green Bay?

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay students, on average, make $44,500 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 6 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 5% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
How much will your income increase each year?
5.1%
in early to mid-career

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay.
Median Earnings of Students from University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay.
Male Students: Average Earnings from University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay.
Female Students: Average Earnings from University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay.
Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay.

Return on Education


What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend University of Wisconsin - Green Bay? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

10-Year Average Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School
1.9x

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay. Salary is for the number of years after you start at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
10-Year Median Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School
1.8x

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay. Salary is for the number of years after you start at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
Tuition vs. Earnings
Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.

Teaching


Student-Faculty Ratio
25
students per faculty
Average Professional Salary
$69,252
for full-time professors
Salary Group: Medium-Low

Graduate School


Can you go to grad school at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay?
Yes
Highest degree: Master's degree

Students


Undergraduate Focus
95%
Undergrads
6,811
Total Students
7,174
undergrads and grad students
Part-Time Students
27%
Students over 25
27%
Student Median Household Income
$63,413
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017)

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau

Student Diversity


Who will be your classmates?
Women
66%
of undergraduates
Men
34%
of undergraduates
Are there more men or more women?
More Women

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay has more female students than male students.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 52 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 194 women.

International Students
1%
of undergraduates
Undergraduate Student Diversity at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Student Age
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Where are Students from?
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
What do students at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay study?
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Popular Majors
Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay are:

  1. Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  2. Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  3. Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
  4. Health Professions and Related Programs
  5. Psychology
Approximately 63% of students choose to study one of these majors.

Student Satisfaction


Will you be happy at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay?
Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate
73%
Undergrad Part-Time Student Retention Rate
56%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay has a retention rate of 73% for full-time undergrads, which is neither high nor low.

Transfers


Undergraduate Transfers
608
9% of undergraduates
Transfer In Rate
Medium-Low

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay has around 608 students who transfer into the school each year. This is somewhat low at approximately 9% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see University of Wisconsin - Green Bay as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

Living in Green Bay, Wisconsin


City Violent Crime Rate per 100,000
473
in 2017
Source: FBI
City Rape Rate per 100,000
72
in 2017
Source: FBI

Politics in Wisconsin


Presidential Election Results of 2016
Republican

Politically, Wisconsin tends to be About even. In the 2016 Presidential election, 47% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 47% voted for the Republican party, and 4% voted for neither.

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Average Earnings in 10 Years
Return on Education
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