If you want to apply to UW Stout, the regular decision application deadline is September 1 and the fee for the application is $25.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
Students who apply for Fall should hear back from UW Stout by September 1.
|UW Stout 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.3|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||10%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||3%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||94%|
University of Wisconsin-Stout does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into UW Stout is moderately difficult. UW Stout evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, UW Stout accepted 89% of all applicants, around 3,039 of the 3,416 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like UW Stout, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Considered|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to UW Stout must submit the following items. Double check with UW Stout's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5||2.75|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to UW Stout have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.
Out of all students that were admitted, 68% submitted a class rank. At UW Stout 10% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 32% were in the top 25% and 68% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At University of Wisconsin-Stout, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||18.42%|
|3.50 and 3.74||21.53%|
|3.25 and 3.49||16.99%|
|3.00 and 3.24||15.07%|
|2.50 and 2.9||17.86%|
|2.00 and 2.49||6.46%|
UW Stout does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
UW Stout does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 3% of UW Stout's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 94% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other UW Stout applicants, you should strive to earn between 1430 and 1010 (or higher!) on the SAT. At UW Stout 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1010 and 25% of scored lower than 1430, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of UW Stout students scored 500 or higher and 75% of students scored 720 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of UW Stout students scored 490 or higher, and 75% scored a 720 or higher.
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To be most competitive at UW Stout, you should strive to earn between 35 and 20 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 20 means you fall in the 75th percentile for UW Stout's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 20, and three out of four students scored lower than 20 on the ACT.
A 35 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for UW Stout students. Only one out of every four students scored below 35.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to UW Stout. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in UW Stout during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to UW Stout?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to UW Stout.
Does UW Stout accept transfer credits?
UW Stout accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. UW Stout accepts:
Does UW Stout accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
UW Stout does not accept International Baccalaureate credits or Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to UW Stout?
UW Stout is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is UW Stout's acceptance rate?
UW Stout's acceptance rate is 89%.
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How hard is it to get into UW Stout? UW Stout is a somewhat selective institution. The UW Stout acceptance rate is 89%. This means that the institution accepts 88 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UW Stout is Sep 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UW Stout is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to UW Stout is 22. Students with an ACT score of 20 and above have a good chance of getting into UW Stout. Students with an ACT score that falls between 35 and 20 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 35 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Math SAT Range
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At UW Stout, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.33. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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