University of Wisconsin-Stout

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$7,014

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$14,971

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

3.67%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

87.2%

3,260 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

9,416

73% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

54.2%

852 Graduates

About

University of Wisconsin-Stout is a higher education institution located in Dunn County, WI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Wisconsin-Stout were General Business Administration & Management (160 degrees awarded), Operations Management & Supervision (139 degrees), and General Hospitality Management (98 degrees).

In 2017, 1,933 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Wisconsin-Stout. 50.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,691 degrees), 31.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (53 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Wisconsin-Stout is $7,014, which is $-13,719 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Wisconsin-Stout is $7,014, which is $-13,719 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,971.

In 2017, 48% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 60% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,014

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Wisconsin-Stout was $7,014. The cost of tuition at University of Wisconsin-Stout is $-13,719 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$14,971

2017 Value

6.65%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Wisconsin-Stout had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,971. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Wisconsin-Stout grew by 6.65%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,629

Room and Board

$402

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Wisconsin-Stout was of $6,629 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $402. The cost of room and board increased by 1.92% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

48%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

60%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

48% of undergraduate students at University of Wisconsin-Stout received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 14.3% with respect to 2016, when 42% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

3.67%

2016 Default Rate

82

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Wisconsin-Stout was 3.67%, which represents 82 out of the 2235 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Wisconsin-Stout received 3,260 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 4.96% annual decline. Out of those 3,260 applicants, 2,842 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 87.2% acceptance rate.

There were 9,416 students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Stout in 2017, and 0% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Wisconsin-Stout has an overall enrollment yield of 53.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

87.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

2,842

Accepted Out of 3,260

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Wisconsin-Stout was 87.2% (2,842 admissions from 3,260 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 88.4%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -4.96%, while admissions declined by -6.27%.

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SAT Scores

0%

Submission Percentage

0

Scores Submitted

0% of enrolled first-time students at University of Wisconsin-Stout in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Wisconsin-Stout has a total enrollment of 9,416 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Stout is 6,871 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,545. This means that 73% of students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Stout are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Wisconsin-Stout, both undergraduate and graduate, is 86% White, 3.38% Asian, 2.75% Hispanic or Latino, 2.11% Black or African American, 2.11% Two or More Races, 0.34% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.159% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Stout in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (47.5%), followed by White Female (38.9%) and Asian Male (1.89%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (61.7%), followed by White Male (16.9%) and Asian Female (2.63%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

73%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Stout, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,416 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Stout is 6,871 and the part-time enrollment is 2,545. This means that 73% of students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Stout are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Wisconsin-Stout was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), University of Wisconsin-Stout had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    8,099

  2. Asian

    318

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    259

The enrolled student population at University of Wisconsin-Stout is 86% White, 3.38% Asian, 2.75% Hispanic or Latino, 2.11% Black or African American, 2.11% Two or More Races, 0.34% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.159% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 44 students (0.467%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 9 more women than men received degrees from University of Wisconsin-Stout. The majority of degree recipients at University of Wisconsin-Stout are white (1,691 degrees awarded). There were 31.9 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (53 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Wisconsin-Stout is General Business Administration & Management (160 degrees awarded), followed by Operations Management & Supervision (139 degrees) and General Hospitality Management (98 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Wisconsin-Stout, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (39 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (154 degrees), and Communication Technologies (33 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Stout are Elementary & middle school teachers (150,481 people), Other managers (110,141 people), Graphic designers (96,077 people), Postsecondary teachers (64,907 people), and Other designers (61,024 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Stout are Science Technologies (39 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (154 degrees), Communication Technologies (33 degrees), Engineering Technologies (156 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (148 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Stout are Physicians, Marketing managers, Nurse anesthetists, Information security analysts, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Stout are Science Technologies (39 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (154 degrees), Communication Technologies (33 degrees), Engineering Technologies (156 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (148 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Stout are Elementary & secondary schools (257,036 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (136,572 people), Computer Systems Design (109,521 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (81,877 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (66,033 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Stout are Science Technologies (39 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (154 degrees), Communication Technologies (33 degrees), Engineering Technologies (156 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (148 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Wisconsin-Stout.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Wisconsin-Stout was General Business Administration & Management with 160 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 962

  2. 971

In 2017, 962 degrees were awarded to men at University of Wisconsin-Stout, which is 0.991 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (971).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 98 degrees were awarded to men at University of Wisconsin-Stout in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.58 times more than the 62 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 92 degrees were awarded to women at University of Wisconsin-Stout in General Human Development & Family Studies, which is 18.4 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%

100% Completion Time

57%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 23% of students graduating from University of Wisconsin-Stout completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 57% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 60% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Wisconsin-Stout is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.117% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,691 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    53 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    43 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Wisconsin-Stout is white (1,691 degrees awarded). There were 31.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (53 degrees).

0.466% of degree recipients (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    881 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    810 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Male

    29 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Wisconsin-Stout is white female (881 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (810 degrees).

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Operations

University of Wisconsin-Stout has an endowment valued at nearly $55.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $337k (0.61%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, University of Wisconsin-Stout had a total expenditure of $158M. Of that $158M, they spent $62.4M on salaries and $158M on benefits.

University of Wisconsin-Stout employs 90 Assistant professors, 85 Associate professors, and 84 Lecturers. Most academics at University of Wisconsin-Stout are Male Lecturers (52), Male Assistant professors(48), and Male Associate professors (46).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Stout are: Office and Administrative Support, with 125 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 103 employees, and Service with 88 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$55.3M

2017 Endowment

10.5%

growth from 2016

University of Wisconsin-Stout has an endowment valued at about $55.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Wisconsin-Stout grew 10.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $22.1M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $6.27M - Federal

  2. $2.1M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of Wisconsin-Stout received $6.27M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.1M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$62.4M

Salary Expenditure

$158M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, University of Wisconsin-Stout had a total expenditure of $158M. Of that $158M, they spent $62.4M on salaries and $158M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at University of Wisconsin-Stout as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$62.4M

2017 Salaries

1.7%

decline from 2016

In 2017, University of Wisconsin-Stout paid a median of $62.4M in salaries, which represents 39.6% of their overall expenditure ($158M) and a 1.7% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.9% decline from 2015 and a 2.44% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$20.7M

Instructional Salaries

336

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Wisconsin-Stout paid a total of $20.7M to 336 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

90 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

125 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Stout were Assistant professor with 90 employees; Associate professor with 85 employees; and Associate professor with 84 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Stout were Office and Administrative Support with 125 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 103 employees; and Service with 88 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Lecturer

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Stout was Male Lecturer with 52 employees, Male Assistant professor with 48 employees, and Male Associate professor with 46 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of Wisconsin-Stout.

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