Madison, WI
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
50%
50%
student ratio
22
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Rolling
fall application deadline
18%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Agronomy And Soil Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 3
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

18% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 32
    • Accepted 6
    • Acceptance Rate 18
    • Enrolled 4
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $56
    • Application Fee - International $56
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students22
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students22
    • Part-time Percentage9%
    • Full-time Percentage91%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian82%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian9%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty17
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage12%
    • Male Percentage88%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSoil characterization and mapping, fate of toxicants in the environment, soil microbiology, permafrost, water quality and quantity
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,500,000

Location & Contact

Department of Soil Science

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
University of Wisconsin-Madison

1525 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706
United States

William Bland

Chair

Phone: 608-263-5691
Fax: 608-265-2595
Email: wlbland@wisc.edu

Carol Duffy

Program Assistant

Phone: 608-262-0485
Fax: 608-265-2595
Email: cjduffy@wisc.edu


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