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Chances of getting into University of Wisconsin Stout

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
90%
Admission Difficulty for University of Wisconsin Stout
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Moderate 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into UW-Stout and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at UW-Stout is 90%.  It ranks #31 in Wisconsin for lowest rate of acceptance. University of Wisconsin Stout is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 3,057 out of 3,393 applicants were admitted.

The school has moderate admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 49 percent (SAT 0/0 ACT 20/25). University of Wisconsin Stout typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.33. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 44% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The UW-Stout application fee is $25 and applications are due by Jan 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to University of Wisconsin Stout. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 96% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

UW-Stout SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
-
SAT Scores for University of Wisconsin Stout
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for University of Wisconsin Stout
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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UW-Stout ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
96%
ACT Scores for University of Wisconsin Stout
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for University of Wisconsin Stout
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UW-Stout?

Admission data indicates that UW-Stout regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #17 in Wisconsin for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 96 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Wisconsin Stout.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Wisconsin Stout admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
25 and Above Good >95%
22 to 25 Avg + 90%-95%
20 to 22 Avg - 84%-90%
18 to 20 Reach 76%-84%
Less than 18 Low <76%
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UW-Stout GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.33
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into University of Wisconsin Stout?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into UW-Stout. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Wisconsin Stout was 3.33 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #19 in Wisconsin for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.33 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UW-Stout accepts 90% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted University of Wisconsin Stout students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 3.59% Good
3.75 to 3.99 18.42% Good
3.50 to 3.74 21.53% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 16.99% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 15.07% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 17.86% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 6.46% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 0.08% Reach
less than 1.00 0% Reach

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

68% of University of Wisconsin Stout freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Wisconsin Stout students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 10%
Top 25% of class 32%
Top 50% of class 68%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

University of Wisconsin Stout admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,545 1,848 3,393
Accepted 1,377 1,680 3,057
Acceptance Rate 89% 91% 90%
Enrolled 546 786 1,332
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 40% 47% 44%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jan 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
34

Applicants have 34 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jan 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Wisconsin Stout is $25.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Wisconsin Stout and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of Wisconsin Stout Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Wisconsin Stout
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=240417 IPEDS survey data for University of Wisconsin Stout.

FAQs

Does University of Wisconsin Stout prefer SAT or ACT?

96% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into University of Wisconsin Stout?

90% of those who apply are granted admission to UW-Stout. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of Wisconsin Stout?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 25. 96% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.