23
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Program in Human Development and Family Studies 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

Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

64
Applied
5
Accepted
5
Enrolled
8%

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

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements MS or MA, 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

23
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
82%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.04%
Black or African American 4.35%
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 17.39%

Gender

Male (4%)
Female (95%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time (12)
Part-time (0)
Male (3)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Human development, adolescence, adulthood, prevention, intervention
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI  53706-1380
United States
Contact Linda J. Roberts
Chair
Email: ljroberts@wisc.edu
Phone: 608-263-2290