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| Domestic student
||International Student||Decision Notification|
|Early action deadline||December 1||December 1||January 30|
|Accepting Regular application ||December 2 -July 1||December 2 –March 31||On a rolling basis *|
|Final application deadline||July 1**||March 31 ***||July 15 for domestic students; April 20 for international students|
* Typically within 30 days after applications are complete (except in December).
** If you are a domestic applicant, and you submit your application after May 1st, please notify the Program Director, Dr. Weijia Li for accelerating the review process.
*** If you are an international applicant, and you submit your application after March 1st, please notify the Program Director, Dr. Weijia Li for accelerating the review process, so you can have enough time to apply for student visa.
- A minimum undergraduate grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0.
- A bachelor’s degree in any field is required.
- GRE scores are not required.
- For international applicants: The required English proficiency scores are: Minimum TOEFL requirement: 92 internet (iBT). TOEFL scores must be submitted electronically via ETS. Or, minimum IELTS requirement: 7.0. IELTS scores can be submitted electronically to institution code 1846.Under certain circumstances, with program approval, admission may be granted with the following scores:TOEFL (IBT) 80-91; IELTS 6.5. However, in order to be admitted, an English assessment test (ESLAT) will be required upon arrival, and any recommended English as a Second Language (ESL) course must be completed successfully in your first semester.
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- Click here to see Graduate School Admission Requirement
- Click here to see additional admission requirements for international students
Tuition and Funding Policies:
- The GHE program does not provide financial support to master’s students.
- GHE students may accept a graduate assistantship with tuition remission they find on their own. However, Hiring departments are not obligated to provide tuition assistance.
- An academic unit that wishes to provide tuition assistance may complete the Internal Third-Party Deferral Process for financial incentives which credits a student’s tuition account with funds paid by a UW–Madison academic unit.
For more details, please see UW-Madison Policy (UW-1029) regarding Graduate Assistantships and Service-Based Pricing
Students in this program may not take courses outside the prescribed curriculum without faculty advisor and program director approval. Students in this program cannot enroll concurrently in other undergraduate, graduate or certificate programs.