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Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences College of Letters and Science University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Madison, WI
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 26%74%
    student ratio
  • 53
    total students
  • $10,728 | $24,054
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • August 1
    fall application deadline
  • 49%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Atmospheric Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • 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
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

49% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 71
    • Accepted 35
    • Acceptance Rate 49
    • Enrolled Not Reported
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $45
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline August 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 1st Not Reported Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0; previous course work in chemistry, and mathematics, and physics
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0; previous course work in chemistry, and mathematics, and physics
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

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$1,130.00
    • 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 awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students53
    • Female Percentage26%
    • Male Percentage74%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students53
    • Part-time Percentage9%
    • Full-time Percentage91%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian82%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian18%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty18
    • Full-time Percentage83%
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Female Percentage0%
    • Male Percentage100%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSatellite meteorology, weather systems, global climate change, numerical modeling, atmosphere-ocean interaction
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,495,107

Location & Contact

Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

College of Letters and Science
University of Wisconsin-Madison

500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1380
United States

John Young

Connie Linehan



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