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Department of Nutrition and Food Science College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Wayne State University

  • Detroit, MI
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 82%18%
    student ratio
  • 66
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • June 1
    fall application deadline
  • 26%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Nutrition Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 18
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • 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? No
    • 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

26% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 98
    • Accepted 26
    • Acceptance Rate 26
    • Enrolled 14
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st May 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline October 1st September 1st Yes
    • Spring deadline February 1st January 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, admission to Graduate School, minimum GPA of 3.0, undergraduate degree with major in science, courses in human nutrition and metabolism, food chemistry, introductory microbiology, and anatomy and physiology, organic chemistry
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, admission to Graduate School, MS (in exceptional cases, and an outstanding undergraduate record), two letters of recommendation; personal statement; apply by February 1 (for fall semester) for financial support
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based, TWE required, 6 TWE paper based, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score 85)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • 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 31
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students66
    • Female Percentage82%
    • Male Percentage18%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students66
    • Part-time Percentage14%
    • Full-time Percentage86%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian74%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown8%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty16
    • Full-time Percentage62%
    • Part-time Percentage38%
    • Female Percentage62%
    • Male Percentage38%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNutrition cancer; mechanisms by which aging increases cancer risk; nutrition and exercise, nutrition, cancer and metabolomics; diet-induced obesity and diabetes; cholesterol and lipoprotein metabolism; dietetics; food microbiology, antimicrobial resistance, microbial detection; food and nutraceutical chemistry
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$414,755

Location & Contact

Department of Nutrition and Food Science

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Dr. Ahmad Hydari

Interim Chair

Phone: 313-577-2500
Email: ahmad.heydari@wayne.edu

Dr. Pramod Khosla

Graduate Director

Phone: 313-577-0448
Fax: 313-577-8616
Email: aa0987@wayne.edu



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