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History at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

If you plan to study history, take a look at what University of Wisconsin - Green Bay has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay is located in Green Bay, Wisconsin and has a total student population of 7,174. Of the 1,315 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University of Wisconsin - Green Bay in 2019, 19 of them were history majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in History section at the bottom of this page.

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay History Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in History

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay History Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks history programs across the country. The following shows how University of Wisconsin - Green Bay performed in these rankings.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

In terms of overall quality, College Factual ranked the history major at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay at 296 out of the 313 colleges and universities that were analyzed in the report. It is also ranked as the #7 school in Wisconsin.

Ranking Type Rank
Best History Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 191
Best History Colleges for Veterans 240
Highest Paid History Graduates 275
Most Popular Colleges for History 452
Most Focused Colleges for History 684

Earnings of University of Wisconsin - Green Bay History Graduates

The median salary of history students who receive their bachelor's degree at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay is $24,400. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $28,200 for all history students.

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History Student Demographics at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the history majors at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay.

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay History Bachelor’s Program

58% Women
5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 19 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in history from University of Wisconsin - Green Bay. About 42% were men and 58% were women. The typical history bachelor's degree program is made up of only 41% women. So female students are more repesented at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay since its program graduates 16% more women than average.

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Gender Breakdown of History Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 95% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in history at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Wisconsin - Green Bay with a bachelor's in history.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of History Majors at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 18
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Careers That History Grads May Go Into

A degree in history can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for WI, the home state for University of Wisconsin - Green Bay.

Occupation Jobs in WI Average Salary in WI
High School Teachers 20,070 $58,360
Managers 12,400 $85,050
History Professors 340 $80,590
Curators 210 $50,610
Archivists 90 $47,800

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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