Madison, WI
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
43%
57%
student ratio
56
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 31
fall application deadline
10%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Zoology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 12
    • Doctoral Degrees 13
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis Required
    • Doctoral Degrees 1 Foreign Language and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

10% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 114
    • Accepted 12
    • Acceptance Rate 10
    • Enrolled Not Reported
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $45
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 31st Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

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 awardsDecember 31
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students56
    • Female Percentage43%
    • Male Percentage57%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students56
    • Part-time Percentage27%
    • Full-time Percentage73%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian80%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student16%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty23
    • Full-time Percentage65%
    • Part-time Percentage35%
    • Female Percentage9%
    • Male Percentage91%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchDevelopmental biology, ecology, neurobiology, aquatic ecology, animal behavior
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Zoology

College of Letters and Science
University of Wisconsin-Madison

500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1380
United States

M. Bownds

Cate Brewer


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