Our Polytechnic Advantage

Incredible employment rates. Guaranteed practical experience. Industry-aligned facilities. Minnesota tuition reciprocity.
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Technology-forward. Industry-informed. People-focused.

At UW-Stout, you’ll do more than earn a degree—you’ll do on day one. Through applied learning and research and career-focused experiences, our polytechnic education will connect you with the opportunities and employers to lead the future of business, industry, education, or the arts.

Do on Day One.

Your UW-Stout experience goes beyond books and lectures. Whichever degree programs you pursue, you’ll be amazed at how quickly and often you engage in applied learning, research and project-based opportunities, many of which will overlap with students in other programs.

  • Laptop and degree-relevant software included in tuition.
  • 3x as many labs and studios on campus as traditional classrooms.
  • 100% of students earn practical experience before graduation.
  • 99.4% of graduates are employed or continuing education within six months.

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Degrees That Do More. Minors That Matter.

Our degrees are organized by career area (rather than college), so it's easy to find what you’re looking for and discover opportunities you never considered. And majors can be paired with almost any minor from any area. Combine art and business, engineering with anthropology or cybersecurity and entrepreneurship. Create a bigger, broader career path that empowers you to do more of what matters to you.

Undergraduate Majors & Minors

Discover 45+ undergraduate degree majors and 60+ minors at UW-Stout, Wisconsin's Polytechnic University.
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Scholarships & Financial Support

We're invested in helping you address the costs of college. At UW-Stout, 75% of first-year, full-time undergraduates receive some form of financial support, with the average financial aid package totaling over $11,200. 

Hundreds of incoming student scholarships are awarded to new entering UW-Stout students. And with a single application, you'll be considered for more than $1.2M in scholarships awarded annually by our Foundation.


You've worked hard in high school to earn a high GPA. You deserve to be recognized for your success!
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Tuition Reciprocity for Minnesota Residents

Through state reciprocity agreements, Minnesota residents can attend UW-Stout—the only polytechnic university in Wisconsin or Minnesota—and pay the same tuition that you would for a traditional Minnesota university. That means thousands of dollars in savings over your college career! (Trust us, your adult self will thank you later.)

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Coming to a College Fair Near You!

In fall 2023, UW-Stout is hitting the road on a tour of college fairs in your area, and we'd love to a chance to meet in person. Come see us on any of the dates below. 

Upcoming College Fair Dates
September 18, 2023 | 9:00-10:30 a.m.North Hibbing Minnesota Education Fair (Hibbing, MN)
September 18, 2023 | 1:00-2:30 p.m.Grand Rapids Minnesota Education Fair (Grand Rapids High School)
September 19, 2023 | 9:00-11:00 a.m.Superior Wisconsin Education Fair (UW-Superior)
September 20, 2023 | 6:00-7:30 p.m.St. Francis Minnesota Education Fair (St. Francis High School)
September 21, 2023 | 9:00-10:30 a.m.Pine City Minnesota Education Fair (Mora High School)
September 21, 2023 | 1:00-2:30 p.m.Princeton Minnesota Education Fair (Princeton High School)
September 21, 2023 | 6:00-7:30 p.m.Monticello Minnesota Education Fair (Monticello High School)
September 22, 2023 | 9:00-10:30 a.m.Dassel-Cokato Minnesota Education Fair (Dassel-Cokato High School)
September 22, 2023 | 1:00-2:30 p.m.Delano Minnesota Education Fair (Delano High School)
September 26, 2023 | 8:30-10:00 a.m.Alexandria Minnesota Education Fair (Sun Prairie West High School)
September 26, 2023 | 1:00-2:30 p.m.Wadena Minnesota Education Fair (Wadena-Deer Creek High School)
September 27, 2023 | 9:00-10:30 a.m.Brainard Minnesota Education Fair (Central Lakes College)
September 27, 2023 | 1:00-2:30 p.m.St. Cloud Minnesota Education Fair (St. Cloud State University)
September 28, 2023 | 8:30-10:00 a.m.Rogers Minnesota Education Fair (Rogers High School)
September 28, 2023 | 1:00-2:30 p.m.New Prague Minnesota Education Fair (New Prague High School)
September 29, 2023 | 8:30-10:00 a.m.Morris Minnesota Education Fair (University of Minnesota-Morris)
September 29, 2023 | 1:00-2:30 p.m.Willmar Minnesota Education Fair (Ridgewater College)
October 4, 2023 | 9:00 a.m.-NoonNational College Fair: Minneapolis (Minneapolis Convention Center)
October 4, 2023 | 5:00-8:00 p.m.National College Fair: Minneapolis (Minneapolis Convention Center)
October 5, 2023 | 9:00 a.m.-NoonNational College Fair: Minneapolis (Minneapolis Convention Center)
October 10, 2023 | 8:30-10:00 a.m.Rochester Minnesota Education Fair (Rochester Community & Technical College)
October 10, 2023 | 12:30-2:00 p.m.Mankato Minnesota Education Fair (Mankato State University)
October 12, 2023 | 8:30-10:00 a.m.Fairmont Minnesota Education Fair (Fairmont High School)
October 12, 2023 | 1:00-2:30 p.m.Luverne Minnesota Education Fair (Luverne High School)
October 12, 2023 | 6:00-7:30 p.m.Marshall Minnesota Education Fair (Southwest Minnesota State University)
November 9, 2023 | 5:00-8:00 p.m.Rochester College Fair (John Marshall High School)

Can't make our dates? Schedule a trip to campus, so we can show you around Wisconsin's Polytechnic University.

Campus Tours

Schedule a visit to UW-Stout and discover a destination where you'll do more on day one.
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