More than 900 students set to graduate from UWGB on Saturday

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV)

936 students are set to graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay on Saturday. The ceremony begins at 11:30 a.m. at the Kress Events Center.

UWGB’s Class of 2019, by the numbers:
•    787, or 84% of students are receiving a bachelor’s degree
•    141, or 15% of graduates are receiving a master’s degree, including eight students from the KEDGE Business School (Bordeaux, France)
•    38 graduates are in active duty and 151 students are spouse/child of military veteran
•    80 students are graduating with a 4.0 GPA (50 graduate, 30 undergraduate) 
•    23 entered UW-Green Bay through the Phuture Phoenix program
•    57 percent are first-generation students
•    70 percent are female, 30 percent are male
•    27 years is the average age of undergraduate students (trending high because the average age of the 57 undergraduate Nursing students is 37)
•    33 is the average age of the graduating graduate students
•    23 states are represented by the graduating cohort: Wisconsin (787), followed by Illinois (20) and Michigan (20) 
•    65 Green Bay Area Public School graduates (Preble 22, Southwest 17, West 13, East 12, and John Dewey 1)
•    Top high schools outside of Green Bay Area Public Schools (Bay Port 22, Ashwaubenon 17)
•    Top three graduate degrees –Master of Science Social Work (55 graduates), Master of Science Nursing (20), Master of Science Teaching & Learning (17).
•    As it has been for years, Business Administration (141) is the program with the most undergraduate majors, followed by Psychology & Human Development (90), and Human Biology, Nursing, and Organizational Leadership with more than 50 graduates.

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