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University of Wisconsin - Stout Overview

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

What Is University of Wisconsin - Stout Known For?

1,712 Undergraduate Awards
$24,213 Avg Cost After Aid
87% 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%.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at UW - Stout.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 71% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, UW - Stout bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $45,100 a year. That's about 11% more than their peers at other schools.

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University of Wisconsin - Stout Rankings

We have ranked UW - Stout as #136 out of 2,320 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. It is also ranked #2 out of 36 schools in Wisconsin.

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
#85 Best Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#103 Best Master’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 Manufacturing Engineering Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Polymer & Plastics Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Computer Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Mechanical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Engineering Technologies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Best Teacher Education Subject Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#23 Best Visual & Performing Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#40 Best Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#53 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
#6 Best Value Colleges for Design & Applied Arts College Factual
#9 Best Teacher Education Subject Specific Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#12 Best Value Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics College Factual
#44 Best Value Colleges for Education College Factual
#69 Best Business Schools Business Degree Central
#70 Best Value Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing College Factual

Where Is University of Wisconsin - Stout?

Location of University of Wisconsin - Stout

Contact details for UW - Stout are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 712 S Broadway St, Menomonie, WI 54751
Phone: 715-232-1122
Website: www.uwstout.edu
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 required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UW - Stout?

87% Acceptance Rate
45% Of Accepted Are Women
0% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 87%, UW - Stout is fairly easy to get into, but you must be sure to submit the required materials.

Approximately 55% of accepted students are men and 45% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 87%, and the acceptance rate for women is 87%.

Average Test Scores

About 0% of students accepted to UW - Stout submitted their SAT scores.UW - Stout received ACT scores from 98% 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 25. Composite scores were between 19 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 25 )
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ACT Composite Scores for University of Wisconsin - Stout  ( 19 to 25 )
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36

Can I Afford University of Wisconsin - Stout?

$24,213 Net Price
65% Take Out Loans
3.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UW - Stout is $24,213. 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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At UW - Stout, approximately 65% of students took out student loans averaging $7,458 a year. That adds up to $29,832 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UW - Stout is 3.6%. 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

6,173 Full-Time Undergraduates
43% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,577 undergraduate students at UW - Stout, with 6,173 being full-time and 1,404 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UW - Stout

There are also 1,193 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,173 full-time undergraduates at UW - Stout, 57% are male and 43% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UW - Stout

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UW - Stout Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 225
Black or African American 121
Hispanic or Latino 191
White 5,318
International Students 132
Other Races/Ethnicities 186

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

1,817 Took All Classes Online
4,195 Took At Least One Class Online
2.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 2 bachelor’s degree and 10 master’s degree programs available online at UW - Stout. In 2017-2018, 4,195 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 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of UW - Stout

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Wisconsin - Stout was 2.6%. This is the #1,848 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
Computer & Information Sciences 10%
Computer Information Systems 13%
Engineering 19%
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 11%
Sustainability Science 11%
Teacher Education Subject Specific 22%

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
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology #4
Manufacturing Engineering #7
Applied Mathematics #10
Sustainability Science #12
Construction Management #16
Other Business, Management & Marketing #27
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods #30
Biological & Biomedical Sciences #43
Mathematics & Statistics #45
Hospitality Management #47
General Education #94
Engineering #95
Human Development & Family Studies #113
Human Resource Management #120
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #138
Teacher Education Subject Specific #172
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #187
Educational Administration #218

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 0 287 0 0 287
Design & Applied Arts 0 150 3 0 153
Teacher Education Subject Specific 35 74 16 0 125
Human Development & Family Studies 0 111 0 0 111
General Education 35 0 63 0 98
Computer Information Systems 0 69 17 0 86
Hospitality Management 0 82 0 0 82
General Engineering Technology 0 69 0 0 69
Construction Management 0 61 3 0 64
Manufacturing Engineering 0 37 19 0 56
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 27 18 0 45
General Psychology 0 42 0 0 42
Engineering-Related Fields 0 41 0 0 41
Computer Software & Applications 0 40 0 0 40
Writing Studies 0 27 11 0 38
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 38 0 0 38
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 0 37 0 0 37
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 35 0 0 35
Criminology 0 33 0 0 33
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 32 0 32
Applied Mathematics 0 32 0 0 32
General Social Sciences 0 29 0 0 29
Other Business, Management & Marketing 0 28 0 0 28
Mechanical Engineering 0 28 0 0 28
General Sales & Marketing 0 27 0 0 27
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 27 0 27
Computer Systems Networking 0 26 0 0 26
Student Counseling 0 0 25 0 25
Computer Engineering 0 25 0 0 25
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 25 0 0 25
Polymer & Plastics Engineering 0 22 0 0 22
Health Sciences & Services 0 21 0 0 21
Food Science Technology 0 8 10 0 18
Graphic Communications 0 18 0 0 18
Textile & Apparel Studies 0 18 0 0 18
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 0 17 0 17
Natural Resources Conservation 0 17 0 0 17
Special Education 1 15 0 0 16
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 0 3 13 0 16
Social Work 15 0 0 0 15
Human Resource Management 0 0 14 0 14
Real Estate 0 12 0 0 12
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 0 10 0 10
Sustainability Science 0 2 7 0 9
Fine & Studio Arts 0 8 0 0 8
Quality Control Technology 0 0 6 0 6
Educational Administration 0 0 0 5 5
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 1 0 0 1
Educational Assessment 1 0 0 0 1
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 0 0 0
Cognitive Science 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 87 1,625 311 5 2,028

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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