50
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics Program is located in Madison, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Formal exit seminar

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

75
Applied
12
Accepted
10
Enrolled
16%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No
Spring deadline September 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

50
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (48%)

Faculty

36
Total faculty
Full-time (36)
Part-time (0)
Male (30)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Plant improvement, classical and molecular genetics, quantitative and statistical genetics, cytogenetics, stress and pest resistances
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
500,000

Location & Contact

Address 500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI  53706-1380
United States
Contact Dr. Michael J. Havey
Chair
Email: mjhavey@wisc.edu
Phone: 608-262-1830
Fax: 608-262-4743