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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Food Science

Madison, WI

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Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Department of Food Science 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 2
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

98
Applied
5
Accepted
5
Enrolled
5%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th June 15th Yes
Winter deadline November 15th November 15th Yes
Spring deadline May 5th May 5th Yes

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards June 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

45
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.67%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 55.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 0
Male (12)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Food chemistry, food engineering, food microbiology, food processing
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,100,000

Location & Contact

Address 500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI  53706-1380
United States
Contact Dr. Srinivasan Damodaran
Phone: 608-262-1234

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