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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of History

Madison, WI

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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) African history
Master of Arts (MA) Central Asian history
Master of Arts (MA) Comparative world history
Master of Arts (MA) European history
Master of Arts (MA) Gender and women's history
Master of Arts (MA) Latin American and Caribbean history
Master of Arts (MA) Middle Eastern history
Master of Arts (MA) South Asian history
Master of Arts (MA) Southeast Asian history
Master of Arts (MA) United States history
Master of Arts (MA) East Asian history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) African history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Central Asian history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Comparative world history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) East Asian history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) European history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Gender and women's history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Latin American and Caribbean history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Middle Eastern history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) South Asian history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Southeast Asian history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) United States history

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 31
Doctoral Degrees 21

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

363
Applied
126
Accepted
35%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

238
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.68%
Black or African American 1.26%
White or Caucasian 86%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.42%
Asian 0.84%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (63%)
Female (36%)

Faculty

48
Total faculty
Full-time - 48
Part-time - 0
Male (36)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: American, African, European, Asian, Latin American, and Middle Eastern history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,000,000

Location & Contact

Address 500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI  53706-1380
United States
Contact Thomas Archdeacon
Phone: 608-262-1234

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