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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Physics

Madison, WI

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Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Department of Physics 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)
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 24

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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
Qualifying exam, thesis (MS)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Preliminary and qualifying exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

292
Applied
81
Accepted
21
Enrolled
28%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

140
Total Graduate Students
32%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.71%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.71%
Asian 0.71%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (80%)
Female (19%)

Faculty

49
Total faculty
Full-time - 49
Part-time - 0
Male (44)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Atomic, physics, condensed matter, astrophysics, particles and fields
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
13,200,000

Location & Contact

Address 500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI  53706-1380
United States
Contact Don D. Reeder
Phone: 608-262-1234

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