Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture University of Maine

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers Food And Nutrition Sciences (Phd); Food Science And Human Nutrition (MS); Foods And Nutrition (CGS).
Degree Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, Thesis; For Doctorate, Comprehensive Exam, Thesis/Dissertation.
Degree Program Information:
Part-Time Programs Available.


Entrance Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, GRE General Test, Minimum GPA Of 3.0; For Doctorate, GRE General Test. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL.
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 2/1 Priority Date For Domestic Students. Applications Are Processed On A Rolling Basis.
Application Fee:
Student Statistics:
Average Age 27. 43 Applicants, 58% Accepted, 15 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
37 Full-Time (29 Women), 7 Part-Time (All Women); Includes 3 Minority (2 American Indian/Alaskan Native, 1 Asian American Or Pacific Islander), 4 International.


22 Full-Time (13 Women), 18 Part-Time/Adjunct (9 Women).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
In 2012&Ndash;13, 4 Research Assistantships With Full Tuition Reimbursements (Averaging $18,596 Per Year), 3 Teaching Assistantships With Full Tuition Reimbursements (Averaging $13,600 Per Year) Were Awarded; Scholarships/Grants And Tuition Waivers (Full And Partial) Also Available. Financial Award Application Deadline: 3/1.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Rodney Bushway
Orono, ME 04469
Phone: 207-581-1626
Fax: 207-581-1636

Contact Info
Scott G. Delcourt
Associate Dean of the Graduate School
Orono, ME 04469
Phone: 207-581-3291
Fax: 207-581-3232

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