Institution Profile

STUDENT PROFILE
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Enrollment7,753
Headcount Enrollment9,535
Wisconsin Students6,136
Out-of-State Students3,399
Students in Campus Housing3,100
BACKGROUND AND HISTORY

UW-Stout began in 1891 as a private institution called the Stout Manual Training School. In 1911, the training school became a public institution named Stout Institute and received teacher-training accreditation in 1928 with programs centered on industrial arts and home economics. In 1932, Stout was accredited as a college and received Master’s degree accreditation in 1948. The institution became Stout State College in 1955, Stout State University in 1964, and UW-Stout became part of the UW System in 1971.

ACADEMIC PROFILE
Majors and Degrees73
Minor Programs54
Concentration Areas96
Certificate Programs40
Graduates (Annual Average)1,925
ACADEMIC DESCRIPTION

In keeping with it’s tradition as an institution with a limited number of highly-targeted technical programs in four colleges, in 2007, UW-Stout received the designation of Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University.

PHYSICAL PROFILE
Main Campus Acreage103
Non-Continuous Acreage21
Total Buildings66
Total Gross Square Feet2,542,685
Total Parking Spaces3,030
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

UW-Stout is located in downtown Menomonie, and consists of a main campus, which accommodates most campus functions, and a north campus that is located four blocks from the main campus and contains several residence halls. The campus borders both commercial and residential areas. There are no non-contiguous land holdings. The Stout University Foundation owns 385 acres in the Stout Technology Park, which was created as a means to connect technology-oriented businesses with UW-Stout’s areas of expertise.

2019-21 Capital Budget Projects

The Board of Regents did not request any projects for this institution for the 2017-19 biennium.