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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
  • 83%17%
    student ratio
  • 65
    total students
  • $12,788 | $28,243
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • June 1
    fall application deadline
  • 40%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Food Science And Technology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 12
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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 Required for some and essay (for MA)
    • Doctoral Degrees Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

40% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 93
    • Accepted 38
    • Acceptance Rate 40
    • Enrolled 20
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • 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 Not Reported
    • Spring deadline February 1st January 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, 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, MS (in exceptional cases, and an outstanding undergraduate record), two letters of recommendation; personal statement
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, TWE recommended, 6 TWE paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$12,788
    • Out-of-state tuition *$28,243
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,367.00
    • 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students65
    • Female Percentage83%
    • Male Percentage17%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students65
    • Part-time Percentage18%
    • Full-time Percentage82%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian65%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian16%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown10%

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 researchNutrition, cancer and gene expression, food microbiology and food safety, lipids, lipoprotein and cholesterol metabolism, obesity and diabetes, metabolomics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$329,056

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. Kai-Lin Jen

Chair

Phone: 313-577-2500
Email: ac1578@wayne.edu

Dr. Pramod Khosla

Graduate Director

Phone: 313-577-0448
Email: nfsgradprogram@wayne.edu



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