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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Information School is located in Madison, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 70
Doctoral Degrees 1
Other Advanced 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? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

164
Applied
101
Accepted
62%

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 December 15th Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

197
Total Graduate Students
42%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
57%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.52%
Black or African American 2.03%
White or Caucasian 83%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.02%

Gender

Male (25%)
Female (74%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 4
Male (6)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Intellectual freedom, children's literature, print culture history, information systems design and evaluation, school library media centers
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
125,207

Location & Contact

Address 500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI  53706-1380
United States
Contact Louise S. Robbins
Phone: 608-262-1234