University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (UW-Green Bay)

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University of Wisconsin-Green Bay can be found in Green Bay, WI, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around nine thousand students enrolled per year at UW-Green Bay.

The majority of students getting into this school have scored in-between 18 to 24 on the ACT. We were able to estimate the UW-Green Bay average GPA (2.89 - 3.25) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. About 90% of all students which applied were accepted at UW-Green Bay, and from those that were granted acceptance nearly 49% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UW-Green Bay Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for University of Wisconsin-Green Bay was reported as 85.2% in Fall 2020 with over 3,250 applications submitted to UW-Green Bay. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • UW-Green Bay ACT Scores: 18 - 24
  • UW-Green Bay Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Wisconsin-Green Bay?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 73.1%
  • 2017-2018: 75.5%
  • 2018-2019: 78.6%
  • 2019-2020: 85.2%
  • Projected UW-Green Bay Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 74.4%

How Does UW-Green Bay Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is fifty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Saint Norbert College79.8%
Lawrence University62.1%
Lakeland College78.1%
Marian University64.6%
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point84.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UW-Green Bay (Fall 2020)

ACT®Score Range
English16 - 23
Math17 - 24
Composite Score18 - 24
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