University of Wisconsin-Stout

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,014
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$14,951
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
2.98%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
90.1%
3,393 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
7,970
73.2% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
60%
872 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 (159 degrees awarded), Operations Management & Supervision (114 degrees), and General Human Development & Family Studies (78 degrees).

In 2020, 2,027 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Wisconsin-Stout. 53.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,774 degrees), 25 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (71 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Wisconsin-Stout is $7,014, which is $−15,516 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Wisconsin-Stout is $7,014, which is $−15,516 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,951.

In 2020, 45% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 56% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,014
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at University of Wisconsin-Stout was $7,014. The cost of tuition at University of Wisconsin-Stout is $−15,516 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$14,951
2020 Value
1.25%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 University of Wisconsin-Stout had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,951. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of University of Wisconsin-Stout grew by 1.25%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,944
Room and Board
$418
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Wisconsin-Stout was of $6,944 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $418. The cost of room and board increased by 0.289% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.481% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

45%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
56%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

45% of undergraduate students at University of Wisconsin-Stout received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 4.65% with respect to 2019, when 43% 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.
2.98%
2018 Default Rate
69
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at University of Wisconsin-Stout was 2.98%, which represents 69 out of the 2314 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 3,393 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 5.97% annual growth. Out of those 3,393 applicants, 3,057 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 90.1% acceptance rate.

There were 7,970 students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Stout in 2020, and 0% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Wisconsin-Stout has an overall enrollment yield of 43.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

90.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
3,057
Accepted Out of 3,393

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Wisconsin-Stout was 90.1% (3,057 admissions from 3,393 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 90.5%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 5.97%, while admissions grew by 5.45%.

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SAT Scores

0%
Submission Percentage
0
Scores Submitted

0% of enrolled first-time students at University of Wisconsin-Stout in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Wisconsin-Stout has a total enrollment of 7,970 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Stout is 5,834 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,136. This means that 73.2% 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 86.3% White, 3.56% Hispanic or Latino, 3.53% Asian, 2.61% Two or More Races, 1.87% Black or African American, 0.301% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.125% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Stout in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (51%), followed by White Female (35.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (2.22%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (63.9%), followed by White Male (19.9%) and Two or More Races Female (4.15%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

73.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Stout, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,970 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Stout is 5,834 and the part-time enrollment is 2,136. This means that 73.2% of students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Stout are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%
2020 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 73%. 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
    6,876
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    284
  3. Asian
    281

The enrolled student population at University of Wisconsin-Stout is 86.3% White, 3.56% Hispanic or Latino, 3.53% Asian, 2.61% Two or More Races, 1.87% Black or African American, 0.301% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.125% 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 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 29 students (0.364%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 133 more women than men received degrees from University of Wisconsin-Stout. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Wisconsin-Stout is white (1,774 degrees awarded). There were 25 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (71 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Wisconsin-Stout is General Business Administration & Management (159 degrees awarded), followed by Operations Management & Supervision (114 degrees) and General Human Development & Family Studies (78 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 (29 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (33 degrees), and Human Sciences (100 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Stout are Other managers (111,251 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (108,255 people), Graphic designers (101,042 people), Postsecondary teachers (67,863 people), and Other designers (64,496 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Stout are Science Technologies (29 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (33 degrees), Human Sciences (100 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (195 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (99 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Stout are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Real estate brokers & sales agents

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Stout are Science Technologies (29 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (33 degrees), Human Sciences (100 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (195 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (99 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 (256,723 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (145,132 people), Computer Systems Design (100,540 people), Construction (66,654 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (65,719 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Stout are Science Technologies (29 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (33 degrees), Human Sciences (100 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (195 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (99 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.
Most Common
  1. 159 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 114 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 78 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Wisconsin-Stout was General Business Administration & Management with 159 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

947
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,080
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 947 degrees were awarded to men at University of Wisconsin-Stout, which is 0.877 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,080).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 99 degrees were awarded to men at University of Wisconsin-Stout in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.55 times more than the 64 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 102 degrees were awarded to women at University of Wisconsin-Stout in General Education, which is 4.25 times more than the 24 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

27%
100% Completion Time
58%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 27% 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, 58% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Wisconsin-Stout is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,774 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    71 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    52 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Wisconsin-Stout is white (1,774 degrees awarded). There were 25 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (71 degrees).

0.197% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    962 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    812 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    38 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Wisconsin-Stout is white female (962 degrees awarded). There were 1.18 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (812 degrees).

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Operations

University of Wisconsin-Stout has an endowment valued at nearly $60.1M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $589k (0.98%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, University of Wisconsin-Stout had a total salary expenditure of $160M. University of Wisconsin-Stout employs 108 Professors, 90 Assistant professors, and 64 Lecturers. Most academics at University of Wisconsin-Stout are Male Professors (57), Female Professors(51), and Male Assistant professors (46).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Stout are: Office and Administrative Support, with 97 employees, Service, with 93 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 89 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$60.1M
2020 Endowment
1.44%
decline from 2019

University of Wisconsin-Stout has an endowment valued at about $60.1M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Wisconsin-Stout declined 1.44% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $20.5M 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. $4.2M - Federal
  2. $1.06M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, University of Wisconsin-Stout received $4.2M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.06M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$64.8M
2020 Salaries
1.01%
decline from 2019

In 2020, University of Wisconsin-Stout paid a median of $64.8M in salaries, which represents 40.5% of their overall expenditure ($160M) and a 1.01% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.18% growth from 2018 and a 2.73% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$21.4M
Instructional Salaries
316
Number of Employees

In 2020, University of Wisconsin-Stout paid a total of $21.4M to 316 employees working as instructors, which represents 33% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
108 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
97 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Stout were Professor with 108 employees; Assistant professor with 90 employees; and Assistant professor with 64 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Stout were Office and Administrative Support with 97 employees; Service with 93 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 89 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Stout was Male Professor with 57 employees, Female Professor with 51 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 46 employees.

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

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