Estimated 2017–18 Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Full school year based on 15 credits per semester.

eStout Undergraduate Students

  Tuition + Fees Housing + Meals Total **
Resident $9,457 $6,744 $16,201
Minnesota (reciprocity) $10,104 $6,744 $16,848
MSEP * $12,797 $6,744 $19,541
Non-Resident $17,423 $6,744 $24,167

Tuition and Fees

Resident » full-time (12 credits) undergraduate = $7,565
(residency for tuition purposes)

Minnesota  » full-time (12 credits) undergraduate = $8,083
Minnesota residents must apply for reciprocity.

Midwest Student Exchange Program* (MSEP)
» full-time (12 credits) undergraduate = $10,237
Students from Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Ohio (starting fall 2018) may qualify for reduced tuition.

Non-Resident » full-time (12 credits) undergraduate = $13,939

Included in the segregated fees are:

  • Health Fee (Student Health Services, Counseling Center)
  • Student Activities (SSA-funded organizations and Campus Activities)
  • Intramural and Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Recreation Complex
  • University Centers
  • Stout Bus Service

Other fees include:

  • eStout Program *
  • Student Technology Fee
  • Textbook Rental '

* The eStout program ensures that students and faculty have a standard set of tools - both hardware and software - that meet a majority of their wireless computing needs, thus producing a wireless laptop campus environment.

Housing and Dining Costs

  • Double room and most popular dining plan (plan 3) = $6,744

  • Triple room and most popular dining plan (plan 3) = $6,344

  • View information about Dining Plans or Housing.


Financial Aid

In Fall 2017, 80 percent of UW-Stout enrolled Freshmen received financial aid including grants, loans, scholarships and/or on-campus employment. The average amount awarded to those receiving aid was $10,603.

To be considered for financial assistance, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is available online at

We strongly encourage you to apply for financial aid by March 15. Be sure to list UW-Stout’s financial aid code (003915) on the application. For more information about financial aid visit our Financial Aid website. You can use our financial aid estimator (net price calculator) to estimate your financial aid eligibility.

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Current Costs and Policies

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Return to Wisconsin

Are any of your parents or grandparents a Stout alum? 

If so, you may may qualify for a 25 percent "Return to Wisconsin Program" discount.

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