To be admitted into the Graduate School, all students must do the following:

  • Complete a Graduate School Application by the application deadline listed on "Deadlines" (Note: The application link navigates you off this page to the University of Wisconsin System application website.)

  • Pay a $56 non-refundable application fee ($106 fee if international student) by credit card with online application (Only students seeking a Master’s or Education Specialist degree are required to pay this fee.)

  • Submit official:
  • a. Baccalaureate transcripts showing the degree awarded. Note: If that transcript shows fewer than 55 semester credits, submit all transcripts; (Special instructions for International students -- see international Students tab)

    b. Graduate transcripts for any graduate work attempted or completed
  • NOTE: if you graduated or will be graduating from Stout there is no need to submit your UW-Stout transcripts

    Submit transcripts to: University of Wisconsin-Stout
                                       Graduate School
                                       208 Robert S. Swanson Library Learning Center
                                       Menomonie, WI  54751
For certain degree programs there are additional applications and materials required by the application deadline. Check your graduate program's website for details for specific admission requirements.



    • GRE scores are not required.

    • Students seeking a post-baccalaureate non-degree add-on certification should visit the School of Education website for an application and information.

    • Graduate students who wish to enroll in undergraduate coursework must contact the Graduate School (715-232-2211) prior to registering for that coursework.

    • Proficiency in computer applications such as Word, PowerPoint, Internet searching, and the like is a skill set required for success in graduate school

Other Application Forms

Current UW-Stout students seeking Dual Enrollment must complete the Bachelor's/Master's [PDF] form or the Master's/Education Specialist [PDF] form.

Graduate students who took a semester or longer break from graduate school must fill out the Students Record Update Form [PDF].