9,237
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Graduate School is located in Madison, WI, in an urban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Accountancy (M Acc)
Doctor of Audiology (Au D)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
(Certificate)
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
Master of Public Affairs (MPA)
Master of Professional Studies (MPS)
Master of International Public Affairs (MIPA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)
Master of Engineering (ME)
Master of French Studies (MFS)
Master of Arts/Juris Doctor (MA/JD)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Music (MM)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 1986
Doctoral Degrees 876

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18,200
Applied
5,135
Accepted
2,208
Enrolled
28%

Applying

56
Application Fee - Domestic
62
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from regionally-accredited U.S. institution or comparable degree from international institution; minimum GPA of 3.0 on the equivalent of the last 60 credits of undergraduate degree or on master's degree
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from regionally-accredited U.S. institution or comparable degree from international institution; minimum GPA of 3.0 on the equivalent of the last 60 credits of undergraduate degree or on master's degree
Additional Entrance Requirements Bachelor's degree from regionally-accredited U.S. institution or comparable degree from international institution; minimum GPA of 3.0 on the equivalent of the last 60 credits of undergraduate degree or on master's degree
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

9237
Total Graduate Students
15%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
84%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.87%
Black or African American 2.45%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.28%
Asian 3.73%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 1.91%
Unknown 2.63%

Gender

Male (51%)
Female (48%)

Faculty

3,771
Total faculty
Full-time (3,749)
Part-time (22)
Male (2,529)
Female (1,242)

Location & Contact

Address 217 Bascom Hall
500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI  53706
United States
Contact Dr. William Karpus
Dean, Graduate School
Email: gsdean@grad.wisc.edu
Phone: 608-262-2433
Fax: 608-265-6742