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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

Madison, WI

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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics is located in Madison, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 4

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

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Preliminary exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

205
Applied
52
Accepted
10
Enrolled
25%

Applying

56
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

53
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
98%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 0
Male (20)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Environmental and resource economics, international development, community economics, energy economics, agricultural technology, food systems, markets and trade
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
35,790,000

Location & Contact

Address 427 Lorch Street
Madison, WI  53706
United States
Contact Prof. Kenneth Shapiro
Chair
Phone: 608-262-8966
Fax: 608-262-4376