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Cornell University

Field of Food Science and Technology

Ithaca, NY

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Overview

Cornell University / Field of Food Science and Technology is located in Ithaca, NY.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Food processing waste technology
Master of Science (MS) Enology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Food processing waste technology
Master of Science (MS) Food engineering
Master of Science (MS) International food science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Food chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) International food science
Master of Science (MS) Food microbiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Food engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Food science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Sensory evaluation
Master of Science (MS) Dairy science
Master of Food Science (MFS) Food science
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) International food science
Master of Science (MS) Sensory evaluation
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Food microbiology
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Food processing waste technology
Master of Science (MS) Food chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Dairy science
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Food chemistry
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Food science
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Sensory evaluation
Master of Science (MS) Food science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Food microbiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Enology
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Dairy science
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Food engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 22
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis (MS), teaching experience
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Teaching experience

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

185
Applied
39
Accepted
28
Enrolled
21%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 30th Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 77

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

63
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.17%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 28%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.35%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (61%)

Faculty

40
Total faculty
Full-time - 40
Part-time - 0
Male (29)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Food microbiology/biotechnology, food engineering/processing, food safety/toxicology, sensory science/flavor chemistry, food packaging
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 144 East Avenue
Ithaca, NY  14853
United States
Contact Director of Graduate Studies
Phone: 607-255-7637
Fax: 607-254-4868