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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Doctoral Program in Actuarial Science, Risk Management and Insurance

Madison, WI

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Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Doctoral Program in Actuarial Science, Risk Management and Insurance 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 1

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 GMAT or GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

27
Applied
2
Accepted
2
Enrolled
7%

Applying

56
Application Fee - Domestic
62
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GMAT or GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL Paper score: 623
TOEFL IBT score: 106
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 8

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$25,196
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

8
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 25%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 12.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (62%)
Female (37%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 0
Male (4)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Actuarial science, regression and business forecasting, panel data, economics of insurance markets, insurance regulation, public economics, behavioral economics, Bayesian methodology related to health insurance, tort reform and government programs, joint and several liability, superfund, predictive modeling, asymmetric information in insurance, psychology and economics, applied microeconomics, insurance markets, risk and decision making
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI  53706-1380
United States
Contact Prof. Joan Schmit
Chair
Email: jschmit@bus.wisc.edu
Phone: 608-262-4240