UW-Stout Graduate Studies

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Graduate Studies at UW-Stout

Our graduate programs equip you with a growth mindset and the versatility that employers value. On average, graduates see a 38% income increase, and most of our programs provide a project that can directly benefit your career or business. Our graduate studies also enables easier transitions into a variety of fields, providing leadership skills for future growth. Acknowledging the financial commitment, we offer most students research or internship opportunities to help them graduate with minimal to no debt.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

 

Do you offer scholarships?

The Stout University Foundation supports scholarships for full time or part-time degree-seeking graduate students. It's easy to apply, one application will automatically qualify you for any foundation scholarship which you meet the criteria for.  (Include Text to Direct them to Foundation Scholarship page here.) 

How can I apply for a Graduate Assistantship (GA)?

Graduate Assistantships (GAs) are paid positions at UW-Stout where you also have the opportunity to gain valuable professional experience.  You must meet all of the following criteria to hold a Graduate Assistantship (GA): 

  •   admitted to a graduate degree program (dual-level and non-degree seeking students are not eligible),
  •   enrolled in at least six graduate credits each term, and
  •   maintain a GPA of at least 3.0 each term.

Do you waive application fees?  

We are not offering any application fee waivers at the graduate level.  You will be required to pay the $56 application fee.

Do you require GRE scores?

No, GRE scores are not required.

How can I check the status of my application?
  1. Visit access.uwstout.edu.
  2. Log in using your UW-Stout username and password.
  3. Select Self Service after logging in to Access Stout.
  4. Navigate to Admission -> Application Status at the bottom of the screen.
  5. On this page, you will find important application information such as your entry term, program, plan, and application date.
  6. Below that, you will see any outstanding checklist items necessary to complete your application. If you have concerns about resolving any items, please email us with your campus ID included.

No need to continuously check this page for your official acceptance to UW-Stout. We will notify you via email and send you a formal letter.

Do you accept unofficial transcripts?

No, we do not accept unofficial transcripts. Transcripts must be official and sent directly to us from the institution.

Can I send my transcripts for review prior to admission?

No, we do not accept transcripts from students. Before an admission decision can be made, we need to have your official transcript on file, and it must be sent to us directly from the institution.

Graduate Assistantships

Graduate Assistantships (GAs) are paid positions at UW-Stout where you also have the opportunity to gain valuable profes

Scholarship Opportunities

The Stout University Foundation supports scholarships for full time or part-time degree-seeking graduate students.

Tuition, Fees and Payments

See current UW-Stout tuition rates for undergraduates, graduates, and customized instruction.

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