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F A S T   F A C T S
Location | Green Bay
Population | 320,000
Enrollment | 9,614
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home Payment

Term Dates
Fall | 09/06-12/22
Spring | 01/22-05/10

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

Green Bay, WI

UWGB is known (and trademarked!) as ECO-U due to our sustainability efforts
Our campus is known for the 3 Ts (toilets, tunnels, & trees!) Ask about these!
We have a 21:1 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. In 2023, the US News & World Report ranked Green Bay as the number one city in the nation to live. 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.
2023-2024 Chance of Placement
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Campus Availability & Deadlines
2024-2025 Chance of Placement
Home Payment |Open
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  • Campus Catalog
  • When will I register? 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. Nursing

Education, 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... ++ show all


GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
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
Canadian Students - learn more
  • Will accept Home Payment Pay

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 04/28/23

Finances Tuition and Fees - Home Payment Students
  • Pay regular tuition to your home campus. No tuition/fees are paid to your host campus.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Home Payment: 18 ($328.06 per additional hour)

Financial Aid for NSE Students
Regardless of Payment Plan, financial aid is awarded by and disbursed from your 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 $100 Semester Home Optional
Course Fees / MaterialsVariesSemesterHost & HomeMandatory

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

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 04/28/23

On-Campus Housing Per Semester Off-Campus Housing
  • Approximate monthly cost: $600
  • 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 04/28/23

Important Notes about Health Insurance
We do not offer health insurance for students. However, incoming international students may be required to have UWGB's international student health insurance plan.

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $800 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. International students will have to complete a TB screening.

    All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.
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