136
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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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

Master's Degrees 20
Doctoral Degrees 1

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

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (minimum 50th percentile)
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (minimum 50th percentile)
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

114
Applied
40
Accepted
22
Enrolled
35%

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

Master's Degree Exam GRE (minimum 50th percentile)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; statement of purpose; resume; letters of recommendation; transcript
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (minimum 50th percentile)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; statement of purpose; resume; letters of recommendation; transcript
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

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

136
Total Graduate Students
62%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
37%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.41%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.47%
Unknown 2.94%

Gender

Male (35%)
Female (64%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time (15)
Part-time (2)
Male (5)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Community-based interventions on public health outcomes; consumer food handling behavior; adult learning and assessment; food and culture issues; role of microbes in ecosystem functioning
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,249,499

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