University of Wisconsin—​Madison

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Application (Fall 2014)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) August 1
Application deadline (international students) August 1
Notification of admissions (as submitted by school) Admission decisions and notifications vary by program.
Same admissions standards are used for all online programs Yes
Denies enrollment to some qualified applicants Yes
Admits applicants living abroad Yes
Institution is SOC member Yes
Offers DANTES course(s) for applied credit No

Admissions & Enrollment

Applicants 114
Accepted 64
New entrants 64
Admits applicants living abroad Yes
Acceptance rate 56%
Average undergraduate GPA 3.29
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 94%
Average GRE score breakdown 154 verbal
157 quantitative
4.0 analytical writing

Requirements

Application essay Yes
Standardized test requirement None
Letters of recommendation 3
Letters of recommendation from professional contacts 3
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required Paper 580, internet 92

Admission Factors

Academic factors
Undergraduate institution Very Important
Class rank Considered
Undergraduate GPA Very Important
Undergraduate field of study Very Important
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Standardized test scores Important
Non-academic factors
Application essay Very Important
Interview Very Important
Work experience Very Important
Character/personal qualities Very Important
First-generation college student Not Considered
Alumni/alumnae relations Not Considered
Geographical residence Considered
Applicant's interest level Very Important

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Gary Henderson
Admissions phone (608) 262-0133
Admissions email ddapply@epd.engr.wisc.edu
Admissions website http://distancedegrees.engr.wisc.edu

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