Chances of getting into University of Wisconsin Stout

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for University of Wisconsin Stout
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into UW-Stout and can I get accepted? The school has a 90% acceptance rate ranking it #36 in Wisconsin for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,589 out of 2,873 applicants were admitted making University of Wisconsin Stout an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 49 percent. University of Wisconsin Stout typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 54% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by University of Wisconsin Stout is a prized outcome for many students. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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UW-Stout SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
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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

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UW-Stout ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
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 #20 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.

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 >94%
22 to 25 Avg + 90%-94%
20 to 22 Avg - 85%-90%
18 to 20 Reach 79%-85%
Less than 18 Low <79%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You will need about average high school grades to get into University of Wisconsin Stout. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Wisconsin Stout was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #27 in Wisconsin for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.2 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UW-Stout accepts 90% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Wisconsin Stout students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 12% Good
3.50 to 3.75 15% Good
3.25 to 3.50 20% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 22% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 28% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 3% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

72% 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 8%
Top 25% of class 29%
Top 50% of class 72%
Bottom 50% of class 28%
Bottom 25% of class 1%

Admission Statistics

University of Wisconsin Stout admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,248 1,625 2,873
Accepted 1,112 1,477 2,589
Acceptance Rate 89% 91% 90%
Enrolled 552 854 1,406
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 50% 58% 54%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Wisconsin Stout and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of Wisconsin Stout Admission Requirements
Test Scores 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 IPEDS survey data for University of Wisconsin Stout.

Frequently Asked Questions

96% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

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.

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.

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