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On Campus:33%
  • Fall 09/03-12/20
  • Spring 01/27-05/16

Tuition & Payments
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:

Additional Information
Receive From Canada

Campus Diversity
1%Native/First Nation
%Hawaiian/Pacific Island
%Two or more races

Campus Links
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Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
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How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
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University of Wisconsin-Stout is a career-focused, comprehensive polytechnic university where diverse students, faculty and staff integrate applied learning, scientific theory, humanistic understanding, creativity and research to solve real-world problems, grow the economy and serve a global society. UW-Stout's programs prepare students for productive careers in business, industry, technology, education, human development, and art and design.

UW-Stout's approach to education emphasizes these tenets:

Career Focus: offers a comprehensive curriculum that prepares graduates for professional careers.

Applied Learning: blends theory with practice to produce innovative solutions to real world problems.

Collaboration: works closely with business, industry and other educational institutions to benefit students and grow the economy.

Campus Location - Menomonie is located only one hour east of the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, close enough for us to enjoy all that a major metropolitan area offers, yet far enough to maintain an envied quality of life.

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Agriculture: Land Resources, Plant Science

Anthropology: Anthropology

Art/Design/Fine Art: Applied Art, Art, Art Education, Art History, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Commercial and Advertising Art, Commercial Art, Computer Graphics, Design, Design Technology, Digital Arts, Drafting, Drawing, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Jewelry and Metalsmithing, Media Arts, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Studio Art, Visual Arts

Athletics: Fitness and Sports Science, Health and Fitness Teaching, Sports Management/Administration

Biological Sciences: Applied Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biology/Life Science, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology

Business: Actuarial Science, Business Administration, Gaming Management, Human Resource Management, Industrial Management, International Business, Logistics, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Marketing, Retailing and Merchandising, Operations Management, Pro-Golf Management, Product Design, Product Operations Management, Retailing, Supply and Logistics Management

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry

Communications: Communication, Communication Technology Management, Graphic Communication, Journalism, Journalism and Contemporary Media, Mass Communication, Multimedia, Visual Communication Technology, Visual Design/Web Media

Computer Science: Computer Game Design, Computer Network Security, System Administration

Consumer and Family Studies: Child Consumer and Family Studies, Consumer Sciences/Services, Family Science/Services, Family Studies

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice

Economics: Economics

Education: Business and Marketing Education, Early Childhood, Human Development, Science, Special Education, Technical Education, Technology Education, Vocational Education

Engineering: Computer Engineering, Construction Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Software Engineering

English: English, Literature, Technical Writing

Environmental Studies: Environmental Health Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies, Renewable Natural Resources, Sustainability Studies

Fashion: Apparel/Fashion Design, Apparel/Fashion Merchandising

Food Science: Food Science, Food Science and Technology, Food Services Management, Food Services Management Technology, Nutrition

Forestry: Biotechnology

General Studies: Social Sciences

Health and Safety Sciences: Dietetics, Health Promotion, Rehabilitation Sciences, Vocational Rehabilitation Therapy, Wellness

Hospitality and Tourism: Hospitality Management, Hotel/Restaurant Management, Hotel/Travel Administration, Tourism and Travel, Tourism Management

Industrial Studies: Construction Management, Industrial Design, Industrial Management, Industrial Technology Management

Information Studies: Applied Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Computer Technology, Information Systems, Information Technology

Interdisciplinary Studies: New Media

Mathematics: Actuarial Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Biomathematics/Biometrics, Mathematics

Military Sciences: Army ROTC

Physics: Materials Sciences, Physics

Psychology: Human Development, Psychology

Recreation: Professional Golf Management, Professional Golf Management

Sociology/Social Work: Social Work, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies

Technology: Computer Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, Engineering Technology, Graphic Communications Technology, Industrial Engineering Technology, Information Systems Technology, Mechanical Technology, Plastics Technology, Technology Education

Closed Programs
Graphic Design and Interior Design

Access to art courses may be limited.

Notable Academic Programs
Hotel/Restaurant Management, Art, Apparel/Fashion Design, Vocational Rehabilitation Therapy, Engineering Technology

Unique Academic Programs
Plastics Technology, Hotel/Restaurant Management, Computer Game Design, Professional Golf Management, Construction Management

Special Options
Honors Access: Yes

Registration Priority
  • According to class standing
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
  • 2.5 GPA
  • None.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 523 paper, N/A computer or 69 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • Available
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan B students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Plan B: 15 ($284.72 per additional hour)
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 4/27/2015.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit: $125 Year Plan B Mandatory
Laptop Fee: $405 Semester Plan B Mandatory
Parking Fee: $218 Year Plan B Optional
Orientation Fee: $150 Year Plan B Mandatory
Service Fee: $100 Year Plan B Mandatory

Important Notes: Laptop Fee: Students will receive a laptop for use while attending UW-Stout.

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $1258 per semester.

Financial Aid
Plan B
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
  • Figures are current as of 4/27/2015.
  • Expect 5% or more increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on the average room and meal plan selected by NSE students. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your selected room type and meals.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • Double: $3,295 (includes meals)
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living encouraged
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $425
  • Proximity to campus: Within 5 miles
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $1350 per semester for 15 meals per week.

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.