University Of Wisconsin Stout

University Of Wisconsin Stout

The University of Wisconsin-Stout, or UW-Stout, is a member campus of the University of Wisconsin System. It was founded in 1891. The university enrolls more than 8,000 students. UW-Stout is named in honor of its founder, James Huff Stout. UW-Stout was the first university in 2001 to receive the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. It offers over 30 undergraduate majors and more than 15 graduate majors through the following academic units:

  • College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
  • College of Management
  • College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
  • Graduate School
  • School of Education

University of Wisconsin-Stout's sports teams are nicknamed the Blue Devils. They compete in the WIAC in the NCAA Division III.

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University of Wisconsin-Stout
Menomonie , WI 54751
General Phone: (715) 232-1431

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UW Stout Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management457business management, operations management, customer service management, human resources development, management sciences, sales and marketing, business and related services
Education and Teaching304education, special ed, school counseling, early childhood education, art education, family/home economics teaching, industrial arts teaching, sales and marketing teaching, technical teaching, ...
Design148design and applied arts
Therapy and Counseling140psychology, counseling psychology, school psychology, marriage and family therapy
Engineering Technician121engineering technology, industrial production tech, occupational safety tech
Hospitality120hospitality management
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy116vocational counseling, dietitian
Family and Social Work80human nutrition, foodservice management, family studies
Real Estate and Construction Management67construction management
Computer Science and Engineering37computer networking
Construction Trades33apparel and textiles
Media32printing management
Engineering27manufacturing engineering
Mathematics18applied mathematics
Science and Laboratory Technician10science tech
Liberal Arts2technical and business writing

Number of programs and degrees for UW Stout in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree1,45129
Master's degree26116

UW Stout Student Body

In 2007-2008, UW Stout had a total enrollment of 8,477 students (7,644 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 49%
Women 51%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 83%
Graduate 17%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 93%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 28%
20-21 29%
22-24 22%
25-29 8%
30-34 4%
35-39 3%
40-49 4%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)1%

UW Stout Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 70 %
Part-Time 22 %

UW Stout Room and Board (2007)

UW Stout offers campus housing for 3,024 of its 7,644 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Menomonie, Wisconsin for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Wisconsin Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

UW Stout Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
ACT Verbal1823
ACT Math1824
ACT Composite1923

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT94%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

UW Stout Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 7,584
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 15,330
Room and board $ 5,170
Room charge $ 3,200
Board (meal plan) charge $ 1,970
Books and supplies $ 343
Other expenses $ 2,780

Financial Aid:
UW Stout participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 391500)

UW Stout Faculty

UW Stout has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track5758
Non-tenured and not on tenure track3234

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*1*
Lecturercalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*2*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year55$73,76426$70,539
Associate professoracademic year34$59,77429$56,267
Assistant professoracademic year65$55,27951$51,277
Lectureracademic year31$43,08233$42,063
All faculty totalacademic year185$59,557139$53,733

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

UW Stout Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Basketball Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Baseball Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Track Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

UW Stout Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
Customer Service Management
Human Resources Development
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
Operations Management and Supervision
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Construction Trades
Apparel and Textiles, General

Design and Applied Arts, Other

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Sales & Marketing Oper/Marketing & Distribution Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Technical Teacher Education
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education

Manufacturing Engineering

Engineering Technician
Engineering Technology, General
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Human Nutrition

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Liberal Arts
Technical and Business Writing

Applied Mathematics

Printing Management

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor

Real Estate And Construction Management
Construction Management

Science And Laboratory Technician
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other

Therapy And Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Psychology, General
School Psychology

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What Sets UW Stout Apart:

% of degrees in real estate and construction management
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Top 6%UW Stout % of degrees in real estate and construction management
% of degrees in hospitality
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Top 7%UW Stout % of degrees in hospitality
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Top 8%UW Stout Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 9%UW Stout Number of students
% of degrees in design
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Top 13%UW Stout % of degrees in design
% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
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Top 15%UW Stout % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
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Top 15%UW Stout Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in construction trades
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Top 17%UW Stout % of degrees in construction trades
Male % of student body
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Top 17%UW Stout Male % of student body
% of degrees in business and management
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Top 18%UW Stout % of degrees in business and management
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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Top 18%UW Stout % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% of degrees in mathematics
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Top 18%UW Stout % of degrees in mathematics
% of degrees in family and social work
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Top 19%UW Stout % of degrees in family and social work
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Top 20%UW Stout Number of degree programs
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
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