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Colleges / University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

UW Green Bay Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to UW Green Bay, the application fee costs $50.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for an application fee waiver.

Students who apply for Fall should hear back from UW Green Bay by August 1.

UW Green Bay Admissions Stats at a Glance

UW Green Bay 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.2
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 3%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 91%
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Applying Early to UW Green Bay?

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How To Get Into University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

It is moderately difficult to get into UW Green Bay. UW Green Bay has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2021, UW Green Bay **accepted .

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like UW Green Bay, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

It is slightly difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

What's Most Important to Get In to UW Green Bay?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at UW Green Bay

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Very Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Volunteer Work Considered

UW Green Bay 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to UW Green Bay must submit the following items. Double check with UW Green Bay's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Interview
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into UW Green Bay?

Students admitted to UW Green Bay have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
3.75 and 3.99 14.2%
3.50 and 3.74 17.3%
3.25 and 3.49 19.1%
3.00 and 3.24 13.3%
2.50 and 2.9 21.3%
2.00 and 2.49 8.5%

UW Green Bay does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

UW Green Bay does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 3% of UW Green Bay's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 91% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for UW Green Bay?

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What's a Good ACT Score for UW Green Bay?

To be most competitive at UW Green Bay, you should strive to earn between 19 and 25 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for UW Green Bay's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.

A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for UW Green Bay students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.

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Transferring to University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to UW Green Bay. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in UW Green Bay during the following terms: - Fall Term - Winter Term - Spring Term - Winter Term - Summer Term

UW Green Bay Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to UW Green Bay?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to UW Green Bay.

Does UW Green Bay accept transfer credits?

UW Green Bay accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. UW Green Bay accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • DSST/DANTES
  • Life Long Learning Credit
  • ACE recommendations for credit
  • Excelsior College Examinations

Does UW Green Bay accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

UW Green Bay accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to UW Green Bay?

UW Green Bay is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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UW Green Bay Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

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UW Green Bay Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UW Green Bay is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UW Green Bay is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

UW Green Bay ACT Scores

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ACT Range

19 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above

Good

19 to 25

Avg

19 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to UW Green Bay is 22. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into UW Green Bay. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

UW Green Bay SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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UW Green Bay GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.16

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At UW Green Bay, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.16. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

9,027

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

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Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,873

Out-of-State

$16,091

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Application Deadline

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