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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Zoology

Madison, WI

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Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Department of Zoology 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 12
Doctoral Degrees 13

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

114
Applied
12
Accepted
11%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 31st Not reported No

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 December 31
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

56
Total Graduate Students
26%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
73%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.79%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.79%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 8
Male (21)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Developmental biology, ecology, neurobiology, aquatic ecology, animal behavior
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI  53706-1380
United States
Contact M. Deric Bownds
Phone: 608-262-1234