University of Wisconsin-Stout

Menomonie, WI

Questions and Answers

Jasmine S.
1 month ago
What locations does University of Wisconsin-Stout frequent in your study abroad program?
University of Wisconsin-Stout
There are quite a few locations our study abroad frequents! You can find more information about those locations and the types of study abroad program options at
Wynter S.
1 month ago
Do you teach classes that would help me reach my goal to become a folklorist?
University of Wisconsin-Stout
We have a program called Applied Social Science which would be an undergraduate degree that could help prepare to apply for a masters program to achieve your goal of becoming a Folklorist! Find more information at
Riley S.
4 months ago
Is University of Wisconsin-Stout test optional?
University of Wisconsin-Stout
Yes, we are currently test optional for our incoming first-year students. You can find more information about our admissions requirements at
Riley S.
4 months ago
Where can I find the admission requirements for University of Wisconsin-Stout?
University of Wisconsin-Stout
You can find admissions requirement links for each type of student at If you are a first-year incoming student, click on New-First Year Student. If you are a transfer student, click on Transfer Student etc.
Mackenzie H.
5 months ago
Do many students choose to live on campus?
University of Wisconsin-Stout
We have a 2-yr live on-campus requirement. After that, some students choose to live on-campus in upper classmen housing and others choose to move off-campus into the community. You can find more information about our on-campus housing at
Lauren M.
6 months ago
What is the most popular major at the University of Stout?
University of Wisconsin-Stout
We offer an array of majors in the Art, Design & Graphics, Business & Management, Education, Human & Social Sciences, Information Technology & Communication, and Science, Engineering & Math areas. A few of our most popular majors are Mechanical Engineering, Hotel Restaurant & Tourism Management, Graphic Design, Game Design, Computer Science, Early Childhood Education.


UW-Stout is a comprehensive, career-focused polytechnic university. Our students, faculty and staff use applied learning, scientific theory and research to solve real-world problems, grow the state's economy, and serve society. Located in scenic Menomonie, Wisconsin, our campus has a long and rich history of providing a distinct array of programs. Our students enjoy a 97.8% rate of finding employment or continuing their education after they graduate. We're proud of our tremendous industry partnerships and our contribution to the local and regional economy. At UW-Stout, we foster a culture where students gain invaluable skills and knowledge. With 3 times as many labs as lecture halls, our students are immersed in industry-relevant, hands-on learning. This is partially in thanks to our tremendous industry partnerships with nationally recognized companies like Target, Thomson Reuters, Sony, and 3M. But it's not just students who benefit here — for every dollar invested in UW-Stout, taxpayers receive $3.50 in economic contributions. An impact study commissioned in 2016 found that as a whole, our university contributes $271.8 million per year to the regional economy.

Academic details

ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
19 to 1
Least Selective (90% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

85% White
4% Asian
3% Hispanic
2% Black
2% Multiracial
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)72k
Manufacturing Engineer66k
Mechanical Engineer65k
Project Engineer63k
Industrial Designer49k
Interior Designer47k
Graphic Designer44k
Based on 8,043 student responses
52kAvg. Early Career Pay
88kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
47%in High-Meaning careers
14%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$17,430 / year
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