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Future Undergraduate Students

UW-Madison Food Science Undergraduate Program

The Department of Food Science offers studies leading to formal food scientists for food companies and government agencies. Common positions are in research, product development, management and regulatory enforcement.

A B.S. degree in Food Science provides excellent opportunities to secure a rewarding career in a competitive field while making a positive impact on environmental and human wellbeing.

The Department of Food Science faculty, as well as affiliated faculty from other departments, has varied research interests and offers students research and educational programs that encompass the core disciplines of chemistry, microbiology, engineering, and nutrition.

How to Apply

Create an Account with UW-Madison and start your application process! Our application process will walk you through the requirements necessary for you to be eligible for admission.

How to Apply as a Transfer Student

Transfer students are an important part of our department and culture. Our goal is to make the transition as easy as possible.

Tuition Rates

Tuition is the part of a student’s college expenses that pay for the academic experience and it is one part of the overall cost of attendance at UW-Madison.

International Applicant Financial Information

Our undergraduate programs attract students from around the globe who are interested in Food Science. There is a surplus of grants and scholarship available to our international students.

Research Opportunities

Our undergraduate students have the opportunity to work with our research labs to gain valuable real-life experiences.

International Student Services

ISS is here to help contribute the success of all international students studying at the University of Wisconsin. They provide resources and programs to advance the community of UW-Madison.

Industry Connections

Our students have lots of opportunities for interning and full-time employment with international brands.

Careers in Food Science: From Undergraduate to Professional

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Food Science B.S.

With nearly 100% job placement, our graduates are equipped to compete and succeed in a modern global economy.

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