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Application Part 1: Applying to the UW Graduate School

Students desiring to earn a degree in Medical Physics must apply online to the University of Wisconsin Graduate School. To access the Application forms, go to the University of Wiscosin On-line Application page.

Medical Physics requires three letters of recommendation from teachers, scientists, or supervisors who know you well. Referees must meet the department's December 1 deadline. Letters of recommendation are done electronically. See the Letters of Recommendation page for more information.

Application Part 2: Applying to the Medical Physics Department

Applicants also must submit the following materials directly to the Medical Physics Department:

  1. Resume (please include awards, scholarships, research experience, publications, and volunteer work)
  2. Completed "Applicant Data Sheet." (To request the "Applicant Data Sheet," contact Carol Aspinwall at or by phone at: 608-265-6504.)
  3. Statement of reasons for graduate study in medical physics, unless this is included in the graduate school application
  4. TWO sets of Official Transcripts from all institutions attended

Items 1, 2, and 3 must be submitted electronically to Transcripts should be mailed to Carol Aspinwall, Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1111 Highland Avenue, Room L1-1005 WIMR, Madison, WI 53705-2275.

Individuals who complete both parts of the application will be notified by February 28 of the decision of the admissions committee.

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