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Thinking about earning your degree online? You're in good company!

Several millions of students every year take at least one online course. At UW-Stout, nearly 2,000 students are enrolled in online or distance education programs. Our Customized Instruction (CI) courses, certificates and certifications, and degree programs are designed with the non-traditional student in mind.

Customized Instruction (CI) Programs

Customized instruction 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 non-traditional students and working professionals.

Best for Vets School

UW-Stout was selected as Military Times 2020 Best for Vets School in addition to other awards for military education.

We Have Dedicated Advisors

Every student in our online and distance education programs is assigned a dedicated advisor and program director, in addition to dedicated support in the areas of student billing, financial aid, and the library.

We Know Transfer Credits

Over 99% of students who enter our online and distance education undergraduate programs transfer in credits from other institutions.

Finish My Degree

Your path to a college degree may have taken different directions. We're here to help you finish your degree.

We Offer Free Online Tutoring and Writing Labs

Access to tutors in a number of popular subjects, such as math, statistics, and accounting for immediate feedback. You can submit a paper for feedback to the writing lab for feedback in as little as 24 hours.

2019 Student Data Programs Offered
  • 893 undergraduate degree-seeking students
  • 862 graduate degree-seeking students
  • 268 non-degree graduate students
  • 31 non-degree undergraduate students
  • 13 undergraduate degree programs
  • 16 graduate degree programs
  • 26 undergraduate and graduate certificates
  • 5 undergraduate and graduate certifications
Graduate student Rahmi Arikan is photographed at The Raw Deal, 603 S. Broadway, in downtown Menomonie

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Over 1,975 students from 49 states and 20 countries are enrolled in online programs.
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Professor Terry Mason works with an applied mathematics and computer science student at UW-Stout

Individual Courses

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UW-Stout Graduate student Gregory Applekamp, 39, in the Rehabilitation Counseling Program, studies for an exam at the UW-Stout Robert S. Swanson Library & Learning Center.

Certificates and Certification

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