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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Program in Biophysics

Madison, WI

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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Program in Biophysics is located in Madison, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 3

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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

66
Applied
28
Accepted
8
Enrolled
42%

Applying

56
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 December 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 92

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Traineership

Student Body

35
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.57%
Black or African American 2.86%
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.86%
Asian 2.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Faculty

44
Total faculty
Full-time - 44
Part-time - 0
Male (32)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: NMR spectroscopy, high-speed automated DNA sequencing, x-ray crystallography, neuronal signaling and exocytosis, protein structure
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
10,000,000

Location & Contact

Address 1525 Linden Drive
Room 413
Madison, WI  53706
United States
Contact Dr. Meyer Jackson
Chair
Email: mjackson@physiology.wics.edu
Phone: 608-262-9111
Fax: 608-262-7414