Facts About UW-Stout

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Enrollment

Fall 2017

9,401 Total Unofficial Enrollment

  • 86% Undergraduate Students
  • 14% Graduate Students

Residency

  • 65% Wisconsin Residents
  • 32% Non-Resident Students from 46 States
  • 3% International Students from 47 Nations

Gender  Representation

  • Overall: 53% Male  |  47% Female
  • Undergraduate: 56% Male  |  44% Female
  • Graduate: 34% Male  |  66% Female

Ethnic Representation

  • 0.3% American Indian
  • 2.1% African American
  • 3.4% Asian American
  • 0.2% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
  • 0.7% Hispanic American
  • 3.4% Two or more races
  • 2.7% International

Retention and Graduation

  • First year retention was 69% for the Fall 2016 Freshman cohort.
  • The six year graduation rate was 54% for the Fall 2010 cohort.

Professor teachingFaculty and Staff

Fall 2017

1,301 Employees

  • 259 Faculty
  • 510 Academic Staff
  • 53 Limited Appointments
  • 339 Classified Staff
  • 69 Project/Limited Term
  • 71 Graduate Assistants

Student/Faculty Ratio: 20:1

Teaching Faculty and Staff

  • 483 Total
  • 47% Female  |  53% Male

Average Class Size

Fall 2016

  • Lecture Sections: 24
  • Laboratory Sections: 18

Faculty and academic staff teach more than 99% of the course sections. Fewer than 1% are taught by teaching assistants.


Robotics LabAcademic Programs

Fall 2017

  • 48 Undergraduate Majors
  • 20 Graduate Majors
  • 3 Advanced Graduate Majors

To view current offerings, go to the Academic Programs website.  


Degrees Awarded 

2016–2017

  • 1,641 Bachelors
  • 282 Masters
  • 10 Doctoral

Accreditation and Certification

To view full details on accreditation, go to the Accreditation and External Program Evaluation page.
 


Strong Employment and Recruitment

More than 95% employment of graduates for 24 years

  • 97.4 % in 2015-16
  • 97.3% in 2014-15
  • 97.1% in 2013-2014
  • 97.1% in 2012-2013
  • 97.9% in 2010–2011
  • 97.9% in 2009–2010
  • 96.8% in 2008–2009
  • 95.9% in 2007–2008
  • 95.9% in 2006–2007
  • 96.9% in 2005–2006

In 2015–2016,  1,001 students participated in the cooperative education program.


Annual Budget

2017–2018

Approximately $206 million which is 3.5% of the UW System budget. Fifteen percent of UW-Stout's budget is from state appropriations which is 3.7% of the UW System state appropriations budget.


Student Costs

2017–2018

The average cost for a Wisconsin resident for two semesters (based on 30 credits):
  • $7,014 Tuition
  • $2,442 Segregated Fees (Fees include laptop, textbook rental, Student Center fee, activity and athletic fee, technology fee and health fee)
  • $6,744 Double Room and most popular Meal Plan
  • $3,618 Estimated Personal Expenses

In 2016–2017, the Stout University Foundation awarded $698,545 in student scholarships.


students walking on campusCampus

Fall 2017

  • 125 Acres
  • 25 Major Academic and Administrative Buildings
  • 20 Residence Halls
  • 234 Laboratories

Swanson Learning CenterLibrary Resources

Fall 2017

  • 199,978 books (volumes)
  • 522,426 e-books (volumes)
  • 59,733 periodical (print and online)
  • 7,809 video and audio-visual titles
  • 125,192 streaming videos

Student Activities

More than 160 recognized student organizations; Stoutreach volunteer opportunities; SPEAKUP (Social Justice Programming for Engagement, Action, Knowledge and Understanding People); leadership development programs; intramural sports program, 24 sport clubs, two health and fitness centers, and Stout Adventures activities; and an active student government.


hockeyBlue Devil Athletics

2016–2017

Member:

  • NCAA Division III
  • Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
  • National Collegiate Gymnastics Association

Athletes:

  • 292 men compete on eight teams
  • 226 women compete on ten teams

Intercollegiate Teams 2017–2018

  • Baseball (men)
  • Basketball (men/women)
  • Cross Country (men/women)
  • Football (men)
  • Golf (men/women)
  • Gymnastics (women)
  • Hockey (men)
  • Soccer (women)
  • Softball (women)
  • Tennis (women)
  • Indoor/Outdoor Track and Field (men/women)
  • Volleyball (women)

Alumni

Fall 2017

The UW-Stout Alumni Association represents more than 71,392 alumni from all parts of the world.

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Select Mission

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.

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