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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
  • $4,182 | $10,716
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • July 1
    fall application deadline
  • 83%
    acceptance rate
  • 5 Degrees
    degrees/awards 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
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • 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
    • In-state tuition *$4,182
    • Out-of-state tuition *$10,716
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • 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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