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University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

Green Bay, WI



  1. UWGB is known (and trademarked!) as ECO-U due to our sustainability efforts
  2. Our campus is known for the 3 Ts (toilets, tunnels, & trees!) Ask about these!
  3. We have a 25:1 student/faculty ratio & lots of unique ways to get involved!

About This Campus

UW-Green Bay is a mid-size public university (approx. 8,700 students) located in the 3rd largest city in Wisconsin. The university is known for environmental and sustainability programs as well as business, education, psychology, & engineering. With alternate location campuses along the shores of Lake Michigan and its location on Green Bay, the university is an ideal location for research and connections with businesses and the surrounding communities. Campus highlights include a gorgeous campus right on the water surrounded by an arboretum idea for walking, biking, outdoor field labs, and more! We also have new courses in Water Science, Criminal Justice, Digital and Environmental Humanities, Engineering and Sports Psychology- with these we are on the forefront of what is needed in our communities. Students can get involved in many campus projects, including our Viking House for history buffs and our CAHSS and Effect blog and conference (social science) or over 150 student orgs!

Location Information

The campus is located in Green Bay, Wisconsin, a perfect mid-size city offering many amenities. Green Bay has numerous recreational, outdoor and sporting activities available in both the community and campus. Students will find plenty of opportunities for involvement in our area. It is also located just south of the Door County, which is one of the most beautiful destinations in the Midwest. Green Bay is also a short drive to Milwaukee, Madison, or other larger cities.

Helpful Information

It is recommended that students live on campus, however it is not required. There are off-campus options nearby that can be recommended. It is also recommended to have a car as Green Bay public transportation is limited.

2021/2022 Placement

Home Payment

2022/2023 Placement

Home Payment

Learn more about Chance of Placement
and choosing alternate options.

Fast Facts

Location | Green Bay
Population | 150,000
Enrollment | 9,027
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home Payment
Term Dates
Fall | 09/02-12/20
Spring | 01/24-05/13

Campus Diversity

1st Nation/Native | 1%
Asian | 4%
Black | 2%
Hawaiian/P.I. | 1%
Hispanic/Latino | 7%
Two or more | 4%
White | 80%
Other | 1%
International | 1%


  • Campus Catalog
  • Priority: According to class standing
  • Syllabus Request for Course Pre-Approval: Contact Host Coordinator for assistance
Closed Programs
Collaborative programs with other universities or entirely online programs.

Education, Nursing, Social Work may require special permission.

Notable Academic Programs

  • Water Science - UW-Green Bay’s four coastal campuses cover a unique geographic region of Wisconsin that provides hands-on research opportunities in surface water and groundwater that no other university can duplicate.
  • Democracy & Justice Studies - This major provides many emphases and opportunities to get involved on campus & in the community
  • History - We offer several award-winning faculty and unique learning options- like our Viking House!
  • Psychology - One of our most popular majors, students learn and connect with faculty & can be involved in many projects.
  • First Nations Studies - We offer local Native languages and studies as well as Elder Hours to learn from local community elders.

Study Abroad Access: Yes

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Anatomy
  • Ancient Studies
  • Animal Sciences
  • Animation and Special Effects
  • Applied Biology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Physics
  • Aquaculture
  • Aquatic Biology
  • Art
  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Art Therapy
  • Biology/Life Science
  • Botany/Plant Sciences
  • Business Administration
  • Business Management
  • Cell Biology
  • Ceramic Art/Ceramics
  • Chemistry
  • Child Development
  • Choral Music
  • Coaching
  • Communication
  • Comparative Literature
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice
  • Cultural Studies
  • Dance
  • Dietetics
  • Digital Arts
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Ethnic Studies
  • European History
  • European Studies
  • Exercise Science
  • Finance/Banking
  • First Nation Studies
  • French
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • German
  • Global Studies
  • Government
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Services/Hospital Administration and Management
  • History
  • Human Development
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • International Relations
  • International Studies
  • Jazz Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Literature
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medieval/Renaissance Studies
  • Microbiology
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Music History
  • Native American/American Indian Studies
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Organizational Communications
  • Performance and Directing
  • Performing Arts: Voice
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Plant Science
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Public Relations
  • Queer, Gay and Lesbian Studies
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Theater Arts/Drama/Acting
  • Urban Planning
  • Urban Studies
  • Water Management
  • Wildlife Biology
  • Women and Gender Studies


GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
  • 2.5 GPA
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 550.00 paper, N/A computer or 71.00 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6.00
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept on Home Pay

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 05/27/21

  • Campus Budget
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Home Payment students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Home Payment: 18 ($328.06 per additional hour)

Financial Aid - Home Payment
For eligible Home Payment students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Financial Aid - Canada
Regardless of Payment Plan, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.

Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Admission Fee $35 Year Home Mandatory
Housing Deposit $225 Year Home Optional
ID Card $15 Year Home Mandatory
Parking Fee $76 Semester Home Optional

Important Notes: Application fee included in NSE study abroad student budgets. Housing deposit mandatory if living on campus.

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 05/27/21

On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • On-Campus Housing
  • 30% living on campus
  • Apartment: $2221
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living is limited
Off-Campus Housing
  • Off-Campus Housing
  • Approximate monthly cost: $550
  • Proximity to campus: 1-5 Miles
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Notes About Housing
Housing reservations must be made by June 1st to secure a housing space for fall. Most NSE students will live in 2 bedroom, 4 student apartments. Our SAIL (Safe and Inclusive Living) community may be an option for interested students, contact UWGB NSE coordinator. Housing general website: https://www.uwgb.edu/housing/

Meal Plans

  • Campus Meal Plans
  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $1450 declining balance plan.
Notes About Meal Plans
Each plan also includes Bonus Dining dollars. Additional funds can be added to all plans. Commuter and apartment meals plans vary. See website for details: https://www.uwgb.edu/union/meal-plans/meal-plan-information/


Figures per Semester are current as of 05/27/21

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $780 per semester.


    Other Health Related Comments
    COVID-19 vaccine encouraged but not required. Vaccinated students must submit copy of card before semester start and are exempt from campus restrictions/requirements.

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