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Colorado State University

Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition

Fort Collins, CO

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Overview

Colorado State University / Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition is located in Fort Collins, CO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Nutrition and exercise science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Food science and human nutrition
Master of Science (MS) Food science and nutrition
Master of Science (MS) Dietetics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 22
Doctoral Degrees 2
Other Advanced Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

90
Applied
34
Accepted
18
Enrolled
38%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements 3.0 GPA, prerequisites, letters of recommendation, personal statement, resume
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3.0 GPA, advisor identified, prerequisites, letters of recommendation, personal statement, resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

71
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.23%
Black or African American 1.41%
White or Caucasian 81%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.82%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5.63%
Unknown 1.41%

Gender

Male (12%)
Female (87%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 4
Male (6)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Community nutrition, bioactive compounds, nutrition and obesity, nutrition and health disparities, fatty acids and obesity-related disorders
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,032,527

Location & Contact

Address 1571 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO  80523-1571
United States
Contact Dr. Michael Pagliassotti
Department Head
Email: michael.pagliassotti@colostate.edu
Phone: 970-491-1390

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