University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

Green Bay, WI 54311
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University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is one of the fifteen public 4-year colleges in Wisconsin. The campus is located in an urban area, in Green Bay.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 7,174 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 975 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 712 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 73%). Every year 51% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $6,298, and fees were $1,580. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $14,148 and $1,580 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Number of Students7,174
Student to Faculty Ratio25:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate73%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 3 49
Master's degree 0 0

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1972 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
03/01/1987 - 12/31/2005
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
09/29/2005 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
ACT20 to 25
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $50
Graduates $56

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$262/credit
In State Students$262/credit
Out of State Students$578/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$424/credit
In State Students$424/credit
Out of State Students$932/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $11,790 $11,790 $26,010
ADN 70 $18,340 $18,340 $40,460
BSN 125 $32,750 $32,750 $72,250
FNP 50 $21,200 $21,200 $46,600
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 88% of University of Wisconsin-Green Bay's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 32% $3,859
Other Federal Grant 13% $1,629
State Grant & Scholarships 36% $2,538
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 26% $3,508
Federal Student Loans 62% $5,207
Private Loans 8% $8,442


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$8,362
$30,001 to $48,000$9,942
$48,001 to $75,000$14,398
$75,001 to $110,000$17,094
Over $110,000$17,450

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Ethnic Diversity
Two or more races
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wisconsin state board of nursing.
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
2420 Nicolet Dr
Green Bay, WI 54311

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