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Department of Dietetics and Nutrition School of Health Professions The University of Kansas

  • Lawrence, KS
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 97%3%
    student ratio
  • 59
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • August 1
    fall application deadline
  • 37%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Dietetics And Nutrition Master of Science (MS)
    • Medical Nutrition Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Dietetic Internship Certificate
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 27
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 16
    • * 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Optional and oral exam
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required and oral exam
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

37% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 69
    • Accepted 26
    • Acceptance Rate 37
    • Enrolled 26
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline August 1st July 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline December 1st November 1st Not Reported
    • Spring deadline May 1st April 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, prerequisite courses in nutrition, and biochemistry, and physiology
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesGRE
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution 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 insitution 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 availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students59
    • Female Percentage97%
    • Male Percentage3%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students59
    • Part-time Percentage32%
    • Full-time Percentage68%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian96%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total FacultyNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage-2147483548%
    • Male Percentage-2147483648%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchObesity prevention and treatment, omega-3 fatty acids impact on infant development and immunity, vitamin D and bone metabolism in osteosarcoma cells, cancer prevention and recovery maternal diet intake and weight gain impact on infant body composition and development
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$770,000

Location & Contact

Department of Dietetics and Nutrition

School of Health Professions
The University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS 66045
United States

Dr. Debra Sullivan

Chairperson

Phone: 913-588-5357
Fax: 913-588-8946
Email: dsulliva@kumc.edu

Dr. Heather Gibbs

Graduate Director

Phone: 913-945-9138



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