Back to Results
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Madison, WI

Interested?

Interested in Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies? Admissions officers are waiting to hear from you!

Contact School
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies 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 41
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? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Spring/summer leadership (internship) experience; summer group practicum workshop
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

209
Applied
102
Accepted
53
Enrolled
49%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

Tuition & Fees

Calculator icon

Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

152
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
Not Reported
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.63%
Black or African American 1.97%
White or Caucasian 72%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.32%
Asian 1.97%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.66%
Unknown 2.63%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (59%)

Faculty

69
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 51
Male (48)
Female (21)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Land use/tenure, soil science, watershed management, geographic information systems, environmental law/justice, waste management, restoration ecology, agroecology, energy resources, geology, hydrogeology, hydrology, water chemistry, limnology, aquatic ecology, rural sociology, water law/policy, forestry, sociology, plant ecology, biodiversity, conservation biology, sustainability, sustainable development, remote sensing, climate science, natural resources management, human-wildlife conflict
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 550 North Park Street, 70 Science Hall
Madison, WI  53706
United States
Contact Dr. Paul H. Zedler
Associate Director for Research and Education
Email: phzedler@wisc.edu
Phone: 608-265-8018
Fax: 608-262-2273