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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Biological Systems Engineering

Madison, WI

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Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Department of Biological Systems Engineering 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 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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

49
Applied
8
Accepted
7
Enrolled
16%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th June 1st No
Spring deadline December 15th November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards November 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

30
Total Graduate Students
13%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
86%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.33%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 20%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 36.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (73%)
Female (26%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biomaterials, biosensors, food safety, food engineering, bioprocessing, machinery systems, natural resources and environment, structures engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
20,890,000

Location & Contact

Address 460 Henry Mall
Madison, WI  53706
United States
Contact Richard Straub
Chair
Email: rjstraub@wisc.edu
Phone: 608-262-2757
Fax: 608-262-6055