The UW System Board of Regents approved a 5.5 percent tuition increase in May. The total cost of attending UW-Stout in 2012-13 will go up 4.25 percent to $14,998, which includes 30 credits, fees, a residence hall room and the most popular meal plan.

Tuition has had to rise as state aid to UW System campuses declines. UW-Stout’s budget support from the state fell from more than 40 percent in the 1990s to less than 19 percent last year.


New freshmen are likely to be admitted if they rank in the top 50 percent of their graduating class or receive a composite ACT score of 22 or greater (or SAT equivalent).

However, academic preparation and success are the primary factors considered. No single factor, attribute or characteristic is used. Admission is based on multiple criteria, including academic and personal achievements.


UW-Stout enrolled a record 9,357 students in 2011-12.

Summer Outlook 2012