22
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Department of Soil Science is located in Madison, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 1

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

32
Applied
6
Accepted
4
Enrolled
19%

Applying

56
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships

Student Body

22
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
90%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.09%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 81%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 9.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time (17)
Part-time (0)
Male (15)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Soil 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

Address 1525 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI  53706
United States
Contact William Bland
Chair
Email: wlbland@wisc.edu
Phone: 608-263-5691
Fax: 608-265-2595