Stout Online Tuition & Fees

If you’re going to make one investment in your life, let it be your education.
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Invest in You

We understand that pursuing college coursework can be a big investment. At UW-Stout, we believe in making that investment valuable and worthwhile. We are proud to offer over 60 diverse customized instruction programs that match your needs, whether you want to progress in your field or shift to a different career.

Customized Instruction

Customized Instruction at UW Stout can be described as programs that are designed with the adult learner in mind. Customized instruction may consist of single courses, certificates and certifications and degree programs, developed with stackability in mind. Opportunities are provided at undergraduate or graduate level, bachelor to doctorate; they may be completely online, hybrid, or on campus during specific days, nights, or weekends or other arrangements convenient for working professionals.

Value for your money

If you're comparing UW-Stout's customized instruction tuition to our competitors, keep in mind:

  • Per-credit tuition cost generally includes the textbook rental fee, though some programs require purchasing materials.
  • There are no additional university-based semester fees or technology fees.
  • Students in customized instruction programs pay the same rate of tuition regardless if Wisconsin residents, out-of-state or international participants.

There’s more to value than just tuition. UW Stout also provides:

  • Program Director – faculty with discipline expertise.
  • Student Services adviser – one point of contact, providing support to students for each program.
  • Course sequences and matrices – know what courses are offered when so you can plan ahead.
  • Courses and programs may be stackable for use in another program.
  • Courses are flexible and convenient for working professionals.

Other universities may present costs and value differently - make sure you're comparing apples to apples.