University of Wisconsin—​Madison

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#3 Overall Score: 93 Best Online Engineering Programs

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Graduate Engineering Program Overview

University of Wisconsin--Madison, a public institution, offers online labs, and all of the online classes are recorded and archived, so students can access lecture material at their own convenience. One hundred percent of students are employed when they enroll for online graduate engineering programs at University of Wisconsin--Madison, and the application deadline is August 1.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 1998-1999
Total enrollment 188
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $790 (in-state)
$1,623 (out-of-state)
Application deadline August 1
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U.S. News Rankings

Student Engagement rank 2
Student Engagement score 97
Faculty Credentials and Training rank 7
Faculty Credentials and Training score 85
Student Services and Technology rank 6
Student Services and Technology score 61
Admissions Selectivity rank 8
Admissions Selectivity score 71
Peer assessment score (out of 5): 3.8


Application deadline (U.S. residents) August 1
Application deadline (international students) August 1
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Director of admissions Gary Henderson
Admissions phone (608) 262-0133
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Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 36 full-time; 13 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 25
Can earn degree entirely online Depends
Classes include campus-based students Yes
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Student Body

Enrollment 188
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Technology & Support

Instructor response expected within (hours) 24
24-7 live tech support Yes

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $790
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $1,623
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $790
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $1,623

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