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Colleges / University of Wisconsin-Stout

University of Wisconsin-Stout

Menomonie, WI 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate90%
Acceptance Rate90%

UW Stout Academics

University of Wisconsin-Stout requires at least 124 credits to complete a bachelor's degree.

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. UW Stout accepts transfer credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, UW Stout does not offer classes during the summer.

NOTE: Around 60% of students who start college at UW Stout complete all the credits required within six years.

UW Stout offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted X
IB Credits Accepted X
Summer Classes Available X
New Student Orientation

Reminder: UW Stout may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Do I Have To Take At UW Stout?

UW Stout has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with UW Stout directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at UW Stout

When choosing a major, UW Stout students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at UW Stout.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

UW Stout does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at UW Stout

UW Stout offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About University of Wisconsin-Stout

Does UW Stout Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ UW Stout offers services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does UW Stout Have An Online Program?

✅ UW Stout has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does UW Stout Give AP Credit?

❌ UW Stout does not offer credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken during high school.

Does UW Stout Have An Honors Program?

✅ UW Stout offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does UW Stout Require Internships?

❌ Students at UW Stout are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About University of Wisconsin-Stout

University of Wisconsin-Stout Library

The main library on campus is the Library Learning Center.

Dual Degree Programs at UW Stout

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

UW Stout does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does UW Stout have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

UW Stout has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at UW Stout include:

•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus

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