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Geological Engineering Program College of Engineering University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Madison, WI
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 42%58%
    student ratio
  • 12
    total students
  • $10,728 | $24,054
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • March 15
    fall application deadline
  • 32%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geological Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

32% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 37
    • Accepted 12
    • Acceptance Rate 32
    • Enrolled 7
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $56
    • Application Fee - International $56
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 15th March 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 15th September 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$10,728
    • Out-of-state tuition *$24,054
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,111.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 15
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students12
    • Female Percentage42%
    • Male Percentage58%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students12
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian100%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty16
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage19%
    • Male Percentage81%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchConstitutive models for geomaterials, rock fracture, in situ stress determination, environmental geotechnics, site remediation
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,200,000

Location & Contact

Geological Engineering Program

College of Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Madison

500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1380
United States

Craig Benson

Chair

Phone: 608-262-3491
Fax: 608-263-2453
Email: benson@engr.wisc.edu

Cheryl Loschko

Program Coordinator

Phone: 608-265-5570
Email: loschko@wisc.edu



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