Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences College of Health Sciences Texas Woman's University

Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences College of Health Sciences Texas Woman's University

Denton, TX
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
95%
5%
student ratio
166
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 1
fall application deadline
83%
acceptance rate
5 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Nutrition Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Food Science Master of Science (MS)
    • Exercise And Sports Nutrition Master of Science (MS)
    • Food Systems Administration Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 47
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required and Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required and qualifying exam
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

83% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 91
    • Accepted 76
    • Acceptance Rate 83
    • Enrolled 51
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st March 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 1st July 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test (preferred minimum score 143 [350 old version] Verbal, 141 [450 old version] Quantitative), minimum GPA of 3.25, resume
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test (preferred minimum score 150 [450 old version] Verbal, 141 [550 old version] Quantitative), minimum GPA of 3.5 on last 60 undergraduate hours and graduate course work, and 2 letters of reference, resume
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • Tuition *
    • Student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students166
    • Female Percentage95%
    • Male Percentage5%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students166
    • Part-time Percentage51%
    • Full-time Percentage49%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino12%
    • Black / African American8%
    • White / Caucasian66%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian11%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty15
    • Full-time Percentage93%
    • Part-time Percentage7%
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBioactive food components and cancer, nutraceuticals and functional foods in diabetes, obesity and bone health, food safety, dietary modulation of dyslipidemia, childhood obesity prevention
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$258,874

Location & Contact

Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences

College of Health Sciences
Texas Woman's University

304 Administration Drive
Denton, TX 76201
United States

Dr. Gay James

Interim Chair

Phone: 940-898-2636
Fax: 940-898-2634
Email: nutrfdsci@twu.edu

Dr. Samuel Wheeler

Assistant Director of Admissions

Phone: 940-898-3188
Fax: 940-898-3081
Email: wheelersr@twu.edu


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