University of Wisconsin-Stout (UW-Stout)

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University of Wisconsin-Stout can be found in Menomonie, WI, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. University of Wisconsin-Stout has an enrollment of approximately 8,700 students.

A large majority of students at UW-Stout scored in the range of 19 (25th percentile) to 25 (75th percentile) on the ACT. We were able to estimate the UW-Stout average GPA (2.98 - 3.33) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. About 90 percent of all students which applied were admitted at UW-Stout, and from those that were granted acceptance around 51 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UW-Stout Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for University of Wisconsin-Stout was reported as 90.5% in Fall 2020 with over 3,200 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • UW-Stout ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • UW-Stout Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Wisconsin-Stout?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of University of Wisconsin-Stout is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for UW-Stout has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 88.4%
  • 2017-2018: 87.2%
  • 2018-2019: 90.1%
  • 2019-2020: 90.5%
  • Projected UW-Stout Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 83.2%

How Does UW-Stout Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Wisconsin-Stout is sixty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Wisconsin-River Falls78.9%
Metropolitan State University56.2%
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota92.0%
Winona State University67.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UW-Stout (Fall 2020)

ACT®Score Range
English17 - 24
Math18 - 26
Composite Score19 - 25
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