International Students: Materials for My Application?

For first-year international students, there are a few specific materials required in your application. Students must submit the online UW System application, secondary school transcripts, English proficiency score, and financial documents.

Please use the checklists and documents below, based on where you are currently living. Continue reading International Students: Materials for My Application?

How Do Test Scores Work for UW-Green Bay Applications?

The truth is, we’re more interested in you as a person than a test score. That’s why all applications to UW-Green Bay undergo a careful holistic review for admission decisions.

Students can be reviewed for admission to UW-Green Bay without providing test scores. We want all students to have the opportunity to have access to and be successful as a UW-Green Bay student. Continue reading How Do Test Scores Work for UW-Green Bay Applications?

Why Activities, Skills and Involvement Matter

You are more than a transcript and a test score. We know that. What you’ve learned in high school, and throughout your life, may not be recorded in your academic records alone. That’s why the application offers opportunities for your to list your activities, skills, organizations, work experiences, and community involvement.  Continue reading Why Activities, Skills and Involvement Matter

Preparing Your Application Essay

Give us the full story. Stuff happens in high school. Sometimes it’s things we could have avoided and sometimes it’s not. The essay on the application has a place for you to tell us your story. There are always factors that influence your academic background that aren’t visible on your transcript, and there are always contributions you can make to UW-Green Bay that will only come to light when you tell them in your own words. It’s important that you communicate with us about any special circumstances that impacted your performance in high school. Please take the time to tell us about:  Continue reading Preparing Your Application Essay

How Do Letters of Recommendation Work?

Letters of recommendation are not required as part of your application to UW-Green Bay, but they can be very helpful if you are on the “bubble” for admission. If you think you need a little extra evidence that you are going to be successful in a certain subject area, or overall, a letter of recommendation from a person who can attest to your ability to be successful in the classroom can be helpful.  Continue reading How Do Letters of Recommendation Work?

Transfer Students: What Materials Do I Send?

In addition to your online application, UW-Green Bay requires official transcripts from any college or technical school you have attended since graduating high school. Please note, transcripts that are emailed or faxed are not considered official for admission purposes. Official transcripts can be sent to: 

UW-Green Bay Admissions
2420 Nicolet Drive
Green Bay, WI 54311 

Application advice blogs were created by the admissions experts at UW-Green Bay to help you in your application process. 

Transfer Student: Admissions Guidelines

All transfer applications to UW-Green Bay receive a comprehensive review. Admission decisions are based on transfer GPA, the number of credits earned, rigor and breadth of curriculum, and other predictors of success. Generally, students with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above (on at least 15 completed transferable credits) have the highest likelihood of admission. Based on the comprehensive review, students with less competitive academic records may be placed on a waiting list.  Continue reading Transfer Student: Admissions Guidelines

How to Prepare for Your Application with the High School Record

How you prepare in high school matters. 

The best way to determine if you are likely to do well at UW-Green Bay is for a college to review your performance in high school, including your grades in challenging college prep courses. 

The more challenging the coursework you complete in high school, the more likely you are to be successful at UW-Green Bay. We require minimum college preparatory units. Most students complete more than these minimum units.  Continue reading How to Prepare for Your Application with the High School Record