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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Geological Engineering Program

Madison, WI

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Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Geological Engineering Program 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 7
Doctoral Degrees 1

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

27
Applied
11
Accepted
6
Enrolled
41%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes
Spring deadline September 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements BS; minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements BS; minimum GPA of 3.0

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
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

13
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 38%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 7.69%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (61%)
Female (38%)

Faculty

29
Total faculty
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 0
Male (22)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Constitutive models for geomaterials, rock fracture, in situ stress determination, environmental geotechnics, site remediation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2226 Engineering Hall
1415 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI  53706
United States
Contact Dr. William Likos
Chair
Email: likos@wisc.edu
Phone: 608-890-2662
Fax: 608-263-2453

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