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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Program in Consumer Behavior and Family Economics

Madison, WI

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Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Program in Consumer Behavior and Family Economics is located in Madison, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 1

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 Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

26
Applied
12
Accepted
9
Enrolled
46%

Applying

56
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 3rd January 3rd No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 92

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

17
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.88%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 17%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 11.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 64.71%

Gender

Male (35%)
Female (64%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 0
Male (2)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Economic well-being of elderly, finance, financial planning, health care policy, consumer behavior
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI  53706-1380
United States
Contact Nancy Wong
Graduate Program Coordinator
Email: nywong@wisc.edu
Phone: 608-265-5954

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