Madison, WI
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
48%
52%
student ratio
50
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
16%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Plant Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and formal exit seminar
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

16% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 75
    • Accepted 12
    • Acceptance Rate 16
    • Enrolled 10
  • 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 January 15th January 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 15th September 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum: 550 paper, 80 iBT), IELTS (minimum: 6) or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum: 77)

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 awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students50
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students50
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian56%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student40%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty36
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage17%
    • Male Percentage83%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPlant improvement, classical and molecular genetics, quantitative and statistical genetics, cytogenetics, stress and pest resistances
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$500,000

Location & Contact

Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics Program

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
University of Wisconsin-Madison

500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1380
United States

Dr. Michael Havey

Chair

Phone: 608-262-1830
Fax: 608-262-4743
Email: mjhavey@wisc.edu

Ms. Kristin Jacobson

Program Assistant

Phone: 608-262-8406
Fax: 608-262-4743
Email: kmjacobson@wisc.edu

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