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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Madison, WI

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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering is located in Madison, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Industrial engineering
Master of Science (MS) Industrial engineering Systems engineering and analytics
Master of Science (MS) Industrial engineering Human factors and health systems engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 28
Doctoral Degrees 12

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
30 credits; minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Minimum of 51 credits; minimum GPA of 3.0

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

421
Applied
105
Accepted
38
Enrolled
25%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
81
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, BS in engineering or equivalent, course work in computer programming and statistics
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, BS in engineering or equivalent, course work in computer programming and statistics

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 92
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

114
Total Graduate Students
14%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
85%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.88%
Black or African American 0.88%
White or Caucasian 21%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.51%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.26%

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 0
Male (14)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Operations research; human factors and ergonomics; health systems engineering; manufacturing and production systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
13,615,415

Location & Contact

Address 3270 Mechanical Engineering Building
1513 University Avenue
Madison, WI  53706
United States
Contact Dr. Jeff Lindroth
Chair
Email: ie@engr.wisc.edu
Phone: 608-262-2686