Polytechnic schools are career-focused undergraduate and graduate universities that combine applied learning with a liberal arts education.

What is a polytechnic? Infographic containing images and text that define UW-Stout's polytechnic approach.

Polytechnic Since 2007

In 2007, the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents unanimously approved a resolution designating UW-Stout as "Wisconsin's Polytechnic University."

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Our Polytechnic Tenets:

  • Career Focus:A polytechnic university offers a comprehensive curriculum that prepares graduates for professional careers.

  • Applied Learning:A polytechnic university blends theory with practice to produce innovative solutions to real world problems.

  • Collaboration:A polytechnic university works closely with business, industry and other educational institutions to benefit students and grow the economy.