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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Geography

Madison, WI

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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Geographic information systems
Master of Science (MS) Cartography and geographic information systems
Master of Science (MS) Geography
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geography

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Internship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

108
Applied
59
Accepted
55%

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 December 15th Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.25
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.25

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

99
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.02%
Black or African American 1.01%
White or Caucasian 85%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (69%)
Female (30%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 0
Male (15)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Physical geography, urban/historical geography, people-environment, history of cartography, GIS
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI  53706-1380
United States
Contact James E. Burt
Phone: 608-262-1234

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