Program in Food Science College of Agriculture and Natural Resources University of Maryland, College Park

Program in Food Science College of Agriculture and Natural Resources University of Maryland, College Park

College Park, MD
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
66%
34%
student ratio
29
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 15
fall application deadline
22%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Food Science And Technology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 1
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • 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? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

22% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 31
    • Accepted 7
    • Acceptance Rate 22
    • Enrolled 6
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline June 1st June 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0, and professional experience, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students29
    • Female Percentage66%
    • Male Percentage34%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students29
    • Part-time Percentage14%
    • Full-time Percentage86%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino11%
    • Black / African American11%
    • White / Caucasian44%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian22%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown12%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchFood chemistry, engineering, microbiology, and processing technology; quality assurance; membrane separations, rheology and texture measurement
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Food Science

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of Maryland, College Park

College Park, MD 20742
United States

Dr. Robert Jackson

Acting Chair

Phone: 301-405-0773
Fax: 301-314-3313
Email: bojack@umd.edu

Dr. Charles Caramello

Dean of Graduate School

Phone: 301-405-0358
Fax: 301-314-9305
Email: ccaramel@umd.edu


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