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Clemson University

Department of Food, Nutrition and Packaging Sciences

Clemson, SC

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Overview

Clemson University / Department of Food, Nutrition and Packaging Sciences is located in Clemson, SC, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Packaging science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Food, nutrition and culinary sciences
Master of Science (MS) Food, nutrition and culinary sciences

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

45
Applied
18
Accepted
12
Enrolled
40%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported April 15th No
Spring deadline Not reported October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Unofficial transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, proof of financial support (international students)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Unofficial transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, proof of financial support (international students)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 80
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$21,992
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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships
Career or field-related internships

Student Body

47
Total Graduate Students
38%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 4.26%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

28
Total faculty
Full-time - 28
Part-time - 0
Male (13)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Food chemistry, food processing, microbiology, muscle foods, packaging
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
789,032

Location & Contact

Address 223 Poole Agricultural Center
Box 340316
Clemson, SC  29634-0316
United States
Contact Dr. J. Keith Bertrand
Interim Department Chair
Email: jrhode@clemson.edu
Phone: 864-656-1211

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