118
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nuclear engineering and engineering physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Engineering mechanics
Master of Science (MS) Engineering mechanics Fundamentals of applied mechanics
Master of Science (MS) Nuclear engineering and engineering physics
Master of Science (MS) Engineering mechanics Fundamentals of applied mechanics

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 25
Doctoral Degrees 11

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 General Test
Thesis Optional
30 credits of technical courses; oral exam; minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Minimum of 52 credits; minimum GPA of 3.0

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

189
Applied
83
Accepted
25
Enrolled
44%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
81
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours, appropriate bachelor's degree
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours, appropriate bachelor's degree
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 92
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

118
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
91%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.93%
Black or African American 2.54%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.69%
Unknown 0.85%

Gender

Male (83%)
Female (16%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time (19)
Part-time (0)
Male (16)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Bio-/micro-/nano-mechanics; astronautics; fission reactor engineering; fusion science and technology; radiation sciences; mechanics of materials
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
14,380,392

Location & Contact

Address 151 Engineering Research Building
1500 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI  53706
United States
Contact Dr. Douglass Henderson
Chair
Email: office@ep.wisc.edu
Phone: 608-263-1646
Fax: 608-263-7451