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University of Wisconsin - Stout Overview

University of Wisconsin - Stout is a public institution located in Menomonie, Wisconsin. Menomonie is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

What Is University of Wisconsin - Stout Known For?

1,713 Undergraduate Awards
$24,709 Avg Cost After Aid
90% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at UW - Stout have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 4%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • The highest award offered at UW - Stout is the doctor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 70% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from UW - Stout with a bachelor's degree make about $45,100 a year. That's 11% more than those who graduate from other schools.

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University of Wisconsin - Stout Rankings

We have ranked UW - Stout as #172 out of 2,587 colleges and universities in the country in our 2022 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. Out of the 52 colleges in Wisconsin, it is ranked at #5.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

UW - Stout has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#62 Best Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#154 Best Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UW - Stout.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Quality Control Technology Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Polymer & Plastics Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best General Engineering Technology Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Teacher Education Subject Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#23 Best Engineering Technologies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#47 Best Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#62 Best Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#83 Best Visual & Performing Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#114 Best Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UW - Stout has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Electrical and Computer Engineering. Bachelor’s Degree Schools College Factual
#1 Best Polymer & Plastics Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools College Factual
#2 Best Quality Control Technology Schools College Factual
#4 Best General Engineering Technology Schools College Factual
#36 Best Engineering Technologies Schools College Factual
#137 Best Business Schools Business Degree Central

Where Is University of Wisconsin - Stout?

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Contact details for UW - Stout are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 712 S Broadway St, Menomonie, WI 54751
Phone: 715-232-1122
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/uwstout
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/uwstout

How Do I Get Into UW - Stout?

You can apply to UW - Stout online at: https://apply.wisconsin.edu/

Admission Requirements for UW - Stout

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UW - Stout?

90% Acceptance Rate
45% Of Accepted Are Women
0% Submit SAT Scores
UW - Stout has the high acceptance rate of 90%, which means it is fairly easy to gain admittance as long as you submit a complete application with requested materials.

Approximately 55% of accepted students are men and 45% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 91%, and the acceptance rate for women is 89%.

Average Test Scores

About 0% of students accepted to UW - Stout submitted their SAT scores.UW - Stout received ACT scores from 94% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 18 and 24. Math scores were between 18 and 26. Composite scores were between 20 and 25.

ACT English Scores for University of Wisconsin - Stout  ( 18 to 24 )
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ACT Math Scores for University of Wisconsin - Stout  ( 18 to 26 )
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ACT Composite Scores for University of Wisconsin - Stout  ( 20 to 25 )
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36

Can I Afford University of Wisconsin - Stout?

$24,709 Net Price
62% Take Out Loans
3.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UW - Stout is $24,709. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UW - Stout, approximately 62% of students took out student loans averaging $7,384 a year. That adds up to $29,536 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UW - Stout is 3.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Wisconsin - Stout Undergraduate Student Diversity

5,593 Full-Time Undergraduates
41% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,889 undergraduate students at UW - Stout, with 5,593 being full-time and 1,296 being part-time.

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There are also 1,081 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 5,593 full-time undergraduates at UW - Stout, 59% are male and 41% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Wisconsin - Stout students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 201
Black or African American 84
Hispanic or Latino 199
White 4,849
International Students 71
Other Races/Ethnicities 189

Geographic Diversity

Wisconsin students aren't the only ones who study at University of Wisconsin - Stout. At this time, 19 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 37 countries are represented at UW - Stout. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, China, and India.

Online Learning at University of Wisconsin - Stout

1,915 Took All Classes Online
6,861 Took At Least One Class Online
-0.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 10 master’s degree programs available online at UW - Stout. In 2019-2020, 6,861 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UW - Stout has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 18th most popular in Wisconsin for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of UW - Stout

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at University of Wisconsin - Stout was $9,203 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $16,949. The following table shows how UW - Stout is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology #1 #1
Manufacturing Engineering #4 #1
Applied Mathematics #4 #4
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods #7 #7
Construction Management #7 #4
Other Business, Management & Marketing #12 #18
Hospitality Management #13 #4
Biological & Biomedical Sciences #13 #7
Writing Studies #19 #10
Sustainability Science #19 #16
Computer Information Systems #31 #23
Special Education #34 #31
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions #37 #16
Mathematics & Statistics #40 #19
Human Development & Family Studies #42 #33
Human Resource Management #49 #68
English Language & Literature #61 #25
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #64 #40
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #73 #55
Engineering #73 #28
General Education #75 #48

Online Growth Rankings of UW - Stout

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Wisconsin - Stout was -0.3%. This is the #1,850 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UW - Stout regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UW - Stout majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Applied Mathematics 20%
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 8%
Business Administration & Management 1%
Computer & Information Sciences 11%
Computer Information Systems 5%
Education 1%
General Education 22%
Mathematics & Statistics 20%
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 53%
Sustainability Science 53%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UW - Stout ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UW - Stout.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Applied Mathematics #13
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology #14
Construction Management #20
Manufacturing Engineering #22
Sustainability Science #38
Mathematics & Statistics #112
Writing Studies #115
Biological & Biomedical Sciences #130
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods #141
General Education #195
Engineering #219
English Language & Literature #242
Human Resource Management #307
Computer Information Systems #404
Teacher Education Subject Specific #410

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Wisconsin - Stout Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 6 284 0 0 290
Design & Applied Arts 0 154 1 0 155
General Education 63 0 63 0 126
Teacher Education Subject Specific 16 63 20 0 99
Computer Information Systems 0 76 15 0 91
Human Development & Family Studies 0 78 0 0 78
Hospitality Management 1 71 0 0 72
General Engineering Technology 0 58 0 0 58
Mechanical Engineering 0 56 0 0 56
Computer Software & Applications 0 50 0 0 50
Construction Management 0 43 4 0 47
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 21 25 0 46
General Psychology 0 44 0 0 44
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 43 0 43
Manufacturing Engineering 0 22 19 0 41
Applied Mathematics 0 37 3 0 40
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 38 0 0 38
Engineering-Related Fields 0 35 0 0 35
General Sales & Marketing 0 34 0 0 34
Graphic Communications 0 33 0 0 33
Real Estate 0 32 0 0 32
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 31 0 31
Social Work 31 0 0 0 31
Food Science Technology 0 13 17 0 30
Computer Systems Networking 0 30 0 0 30
Writing Studies 0 25 5 0 30
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 0 29 0 0 29
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 28 0 0 28
Health Sciences & Services 0 26 0 0 26
Electrical and Computer Engineering. 0 25 0 0 25
Other Business, Management & Marketing 0 24 0 0 24
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 24 0 0 24
Special Education 0 23 0 0 23
Natural Resources Conservation 0 23 0 0 23
Textile & Apparel Studies 0 22 0 0 22
Criminology 0 20 0 0 20
Sustainability Science 0 10 9 0 19
Student Counseling 0 0 15 0 15
General Social Sciences 0 15 0 0 15
Human Resource Management 0 0 14 0 14
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 0 14 0 14
Fine & Studio Arts 0 12 0 0 12
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 7 0 0 7
Polymer & Plastics Engineering 0 7 0 0 7
Quality Control Technology 0 0 6 0 6
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 0 5 0 5
Educational Administration 0 0 0 5 5
Educational Assessment 3 0 0 0 3
Philosophy 1 0 0 0 1
Computer Engineering 0 0 0 0 0
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 0 0 0 0 0
Cognitive Science 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 121 1,592 309 5 2,027

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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