Facts About UW-Stout

students studying

Enrollment

Fall 2013

9,371 Total Unofficial Enrollment

  • 88% Undergraduate Students
  • 12% Graduate Students

Residency

  • 66% Wisconsin Residents
  • 31% Non-Resident Students from 45 States
  • 4% International Students from 47 Nations

Gender  Representation

  • Overall: 51% Male  |  49% Female
  • Undergraduate: 53% Male  |  47% Female
  • Graduate: 32% Male  |  68% Female

Ethnic Representation

  •  0.5% American Indian
  •  1.7% African American
  •  3.3% Asian American
  •  0.8% Hispanic American
  •  3.2% Two or more races
  •  3.7% International

Retention and Graduation

  • First year retention was 76% for the Fall 2012 Freshman cohort.
  • The six year graduation rate was 60% for the Fall 2006 cohort.

Professor teachingFaculty and Staff

Fall 2014

1,403 Employees

  • 276 Faculty
  • 466 Academic Staff
  • 47 Limited Appointments
  • 378 Classified Staff
  • 153 Project/Limited Term
  • 83 Graduate Assistants

Student/Faculty Ratio: 17:1

Teaching Faculty and Staff

  • 489 Total
  • 45% Female  |  55% Male

Average Class Size

Fall 2013

  • Lecture Sections: 24
  • Laboratory Sections: 18

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


Robotics LabAcademic Programs

Fall 2013

  • 44 Undergraduate Majors
  • 20 Graduate Majors
  • 3 Advanced Graduate Majors
  • 52 Minors

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


Degrees Awarded 

2012–2013

  • 1,653 Undergraduate
  • 334 Graduate

Accreditation and Certification

  • The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and  Schools (NCA) 

  • Council on Rehabilitation Education, Inc. (CORE)

    [M.S. in Vocational Rehabilitation, concentration in Rehabilitation Counseling]

  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)

    [Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute Services]

  • Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE)

    [M.S. in Marriage and Family Therapy]

  • Commission on Accreditation/Approval for Dietetics Education (CAADE)

    [B.S. in Dietetics, M.S. in Food and Nutritional Sciences Dietetic Internship]

  • National Association for Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)

    [B.F.A. in Art, B.S. in Art Education]

  • Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET

    [B.S. in Manufacturing Engineering, B.S. in Computer Engineering, B.S. in Plastics Engineering]

  • Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC)

    [Student Health Services-In Progress]

  • Accrediting Council for Collegiate Graphics Comm. Inc. (ACCGC)

    [B.S. in Graphic Communication Management]

  • American Council for Construction Education (ACCE)

    [ B.S. in Construction]

  • American Apparel and Footwear Association
    Professional Leadership Council Associate Member (AAFA)

    [B.S. in Apparel Design and Development]

  • Department of Public Instruction (DPI)

    [All DPI-certified programs]

  • Council for Interior Design Accreditation (formerly FIDER)

    [B.F.A. in Art – Interior Design]

  • National Association for School Psychologists (NASP)

    [M.S.Ed. and Ed.S. in School Psychology]

  • Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) 

    [B.S. in Business Administration; B.S. in Retail Merchandising and Management; B.S. in Supply Chain Management; M.S. in Operations and Supply Management]

  • National Council on Family Relations (NCFR)

    [B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies – Certified Family Life Educator]

  • National Association of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

    [Child and Family Study Center]

  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

    [All Education Programs]

  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

    [M.S. in Mental Health Counseling]

  • Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA)
    [B.S. in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management]

Strong Employment and Recruitment

More than 90% employment of graduates for 31 years

  • 97.3% in 2011-2012
  • 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
  • 97.6% in 2004–2005

In 2012–2013, more than 528 employers provided 940 students with co-ops.


Annual Budget

2014–2015

Approximately $209 million which is 3.4% of the UW System budget. Eighteen percent of UW-Stout's budget is from state appropriations which is 3.2% of the UW System state appropriations budget.


Student Costs

2014–2015

The average cost for an unmarried Wisconsin resident for two semesters (based on 30 credits):
  • $7,014 Tuition
  • $2,011 Segregated Fees (Fees include laptop, textbook rental, Student Center fee, activity and athletic fee, technology fee and health fee.
  • $6,434 Double Room and most popular Meal Plan
  • $3,146 Estimated Personal Expenses

In 2013–2013, the Stout University Foundation awarded $500,301 in student scholarships.


students walking on campusCampus

Fall 2014

  • 124 Acres
  • 25 Major Academic and Administrative Buildings
  • 20 Residence Halls
  • 245 Laboratories

Swanson Learning CenterLibrary Resources

Fall 2014

  • 224,829 books (volumes)
  • 225,492 e-books (volumes)
  • 1,047,339 full text e-documents (volumes)
  • 57,701 periodical (print and online)
  • 20,923 video and audio-visual titles
  • 29,857 streaming videos

Student Activities

Nearly 150 recognized student organizations; Stout-reach volunteer opportunities; Ally Initiatives for Civil Rights and Civic Responsibility; Leadership development programs; Intramural Sports program, 21 sport clubs, 2 Health and Fitness Centers, and Stout Adventures activities; and an active student government.


hockeyBlue Devil Athletics

2013–2014

Member:

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

Athletes:

  • 284 men compete on eight teams
  • 230 women compete on ten teams

Intercollegiate Teams 2013–2014

  • 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 2014

The UW-Stout Alumni Association represents more than 66,410 alumni from all parts of the world.

Aerial photo of the campus and community

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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