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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Cancer Biology Graduate Program

Madison, WI

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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Cancer Biology Graduate Program 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
Doctoral Degrees 4

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

135
Applied
19
Accepted
4
Enrolled
14%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

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 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

28
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.29%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.57%
Unknown 3.57%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

51
Total faculty
Full-time - 51
Part-time - 0
Male (36)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cancer genetics, tumor virology, chemical carcinogenesis, signal transduction, cell cycle
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
18,000,000

Location & Contact

Address Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research
1111 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI  53706
United States
Contact Dr. Paul F. Lambert
Director
Email: lambert@oncology.wisc.edu
Phone: 608-262-8533
Fax: 608-262-2824