Resources › For Students and Parents University of Wisconsin-Stout Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More Share Flipboard Email Print University of Wisconsin-Stout. Bobak Ha'Eri / Wikimedia Commons For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated August 09, 2017 University of Wisconsin-Stout Description: The University of Wisconsin-Stout is a public university located on a 131-acre campus in Menomonie, Wisconsin. The St. Paul/Minneapolis metropolitan area is about an hour to the west, and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is about half an hour to the east. UW-Stout students come from 45 states and 38 countries. UW-Stout has a unique identity among the members of the University of Wisconsin System: the school began in 1891 when James Huff Stout opened the Stout Manual Training School. Stout has kept its professional focus to this day and is now designated "Wisconsin's Polytechnic University." Academic strengths include fields in business, management, technology, and applied arts. Students can choose from 40 majors and 54 minors. Academics are supported by a 20 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Student life is active with more than 140 clubs and organizations. In athletics, the UW-Stout Blue Devils compete in the NCAA Division III Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) for most sports. The university fields seven men's and nine women's intercollegiate sports. Admissions Data (2016): UW Stout Acceptance Rate: 88%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: - / -SAT Math: - / -SAT Writing: - / -Compare SAT scores for Wisconsin collegesACT Composite: 19 / 25ACT English: 18 / 24ACT Math: 18 / 25ACT Writing: - / -What these ACT numbers meanCompare ACT scores for Wisconsin colleges Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 9,633 (8,412 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 55% Male / 45% Female82% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $9,395 (in-state); $17,141 (out-of-state)Books: $402Room and Board: $6,624Other Expenses: $3,118Total Cost: $19,539 (in-state); $27,285 (out-of-state) University of Wisconsin-Stout Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 84%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 55%Loans: 68%Average Amount of AidGrants: $3,526Loans: $7,286 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Business Administration; Construction Management; Design and Applied Arts; Engineering Technology; Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management; Operations Management; Psychology; Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations Retention and Graduation Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 73%4-Year Graduation Rate: 21%6-Year Graduation Rate: 54% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Basketball, Football, Golf, Baseball, Track and Field, Cross Country, Ice HockeyWomen's Sports: Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Cross Country, Basketball, Golf, Gymnastics Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics Explore Other Wisconsin Colleges and Universities: Beloit | Carroll | Lawrence | Marquette | MSOE | Northland | Ripon | St. Norbert | UW-Eau Claire | UW-Green Bay | UW-La Crosse | UW-Madison | UW-Milwaukee | UW-Oshkosh | UW-Parkside | UW-Platteville | UW-River Falls | UW-Stevens Point | UW-Superior | UW-Whitewater | Wisconsin Lutheran University of Wisconsin-Stout Mission Statement: mission statement from http://www.uwstout.edu/about/mission.cfm "University of Wisconsin-Stout is a career-focused, comprehensive polytechnic university where diverse students, faculty and staff integrate applied learning, scientific theory, humanistic understanding, creativity and research to solve real-world problems, grow the economy and serve a global society."