Candidates for graduate work are required to have a bachelor's or master's degree from an approved institution. The minimum undergraduate GPA accepted for admission with full standing is 3.0 on a 4.0 basis.
Applicants are required to use the Graduate School's online application and follow the application procedures.
All applicants are required to have three letters of recommendation from persons who are able to judge the candidate's ability to satisfactorily undertake graduate studies.
All applicants are required to have official transcripts or academic records from each institution attended. International academic records must be in the original language accompanied by an official English translation. Documents must be issued by the school with the official seal/stamp and an official signature(s).
All applicants are required to submit Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores (no older than 2 years) to the Department. Agronomy will receive the GRE scores entered on the Graduate School application. If the GRE has not been taken, the GRE scores should be sent directly to Agronomy when available. Any student interested in competing for fellowship or scholarship awards from the University of Wisconsin must also submit GRE scores to the Graduate School. Students should check the GRE web site for exam times and locations, or write or e-mail to the following addresses:
Educational Testing Service
P.O. Box 6000
Princeton, New Jersey 08541