University of Wisconsin - Stout

University of Wisconsin - Stout Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is University of Wisconsin - Stout Ranked?

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2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

University of Wisconsin - Stout was awarded 1,261 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is electrical and computer engineering..

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, UW - Stout is ranked #286 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when UW - Stout held the #695 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

UW - Stout also holds the #9 spot on the Best Colleges in Wisconsin ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into UW - Stout?

Acceptance Rate

University of Wisconsin - Stout has an acceptance rate of 90%, so it is easier to gain admission to this school than some others. Still, the admissions staff will examine your application closely to make sure you're a good fit for UW - Stout.

Average Test Scores

UW - Stout received ACT scores from 94% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 25.

ACT Composite Scores for University of Wisconsin - Stout  ( 20 to 25 )

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University of Wisconsin - Stout Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at University of Wisconsin - Stout is about average at 18 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of Wisconsin - Stout is 70%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  70 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Wisconsin - Stout

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 73% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like University of Wisconsin - Stout enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  73 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 27% for first-time, full-time students at UW - Stout, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  27 out of 100

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University of Wisconsin - Stout Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 6,889 undergraduates at UW - Stout with 5,593 being full-time and 1,296 being part-time.

How Much Does University of Wisconsin - Stout Cost?

The overall average net price of UW - Stout is $15,839. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for UW - Stout

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$10,695 $10,778 $15,235 $18,410 $19,086

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of UW - Stout, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

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 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.

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How Much Money Do UW - Stout Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from UW - Stout make about $45,100 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. That's great news for UW - Stout students since it is 13% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


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Location of University of Wisconsin - Stout

Located in Menomonie, Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin - Stout is a public institution. Menomonie is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

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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

University of Wisconsin - Stout Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 49 majors graduated from University of Wisconsin - Stout. Of these students, 1,679 received undergraduate degrees and 329 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 284 $48,823
Design & Applied Arts 154 $38,906
Human Development & Family Studies 78 $30,891
General Social Sciences 76 $35,274
Computer Information Systems 76 $60,063
Hospitality Management 71 $40,821
Teacher Education Subject Specific 63 $41,464
General Engineering Technology 58 $59,610
Real Estate 58 $49,331
Mechanical Engineering 56 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at University of Wisconsin - Stout along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at UW - Stout

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 6,861 students took at least one online class at University of Wisconsin - Stout. This is an increase from the 3,907 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 6,861 1,915
2018-2019 3,907 1,728
2017-2018 4,195 1,817
2016-2017 4,097 1,932
2015-2016 4,373 1,956

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Notes and 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.


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