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University of Wisconsin-Stout: Narrative Description

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT J-3

Menomonie, WI 54751
Tel: (715)232-1122
Admissions: (715)232-2639
Fax: (715)232-1667
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.uwstout.edu/

Description:

State-supported, comprehensive, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1891. Setting: 120-acre small town campus with easy access to Minneapolis-St. Paul. Endowment: $514,014. Research spending 2003-04: $1.1 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $5228 per student. Total enrollment: 7,547. Faculty: 397 (291 full-time, 106 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 20:1. 3,548 applied, 80% were admitted. 7% from top 10% of their high school class, 26% from top quarter, 75% from top half. Full-time: 6,229 students, 50% women, 50% men. Part-time: 743 students, 43% women, 57% men. Students come from 26 states and territories, 28% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 12% 25 or older, 38% live on campus, 8% transferred in. Retention: 72% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; education; visual/performing arts. Core. Calendar: 4-1-4. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Fashion Institute of Technology, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Option: electronic application. Required: high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Recommended: ACT. Required for some: minimum 2.75 high school GPA. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $4455 full-time, $186 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $14,780 full-time, $530 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $1807 full-time, $23 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to reciprocity agreements. College room and board: $4334. College room only: $2500. Room and board charges vary according to board plan.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, marching band, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 117 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities, local fraternities, local sororities; 2% of eligible men and 4% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Hotel/Motel Management Association, DECA-District Educational Clubs of America, Recreation Commission, OASIS. Major annual events: Homecoming, Family Weekend, Bash on the Grass (spring festival). Student services: legal services, health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, student patrols, controlled dormitory access. 2,936 college housing spaces available; 2,650 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Option: coed housing available. Library Learning Center with 229,986 books, 1.2 million microform titles, 1,784 serials, 16,142 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $3.3 million. 590 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Menomonie, population 14,000, is located on the Red Cedar River and Lake Menomin, and is accessible by all commercial transportation.

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