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Cornell University

Field of Nutrition

Ithaca, NY

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Cornell University

Overview

Cornell University / Field of Nutrition is located in Ithaca, NY, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Community nutrition
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Community nutrition
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Animal nutrition
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Animal nutrition
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Human nutrition
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) International nutrition
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular biochemistry
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Molecular biochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) International nutrition
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Human nutrition

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis (MS), project papers (MPS)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

112
Applied
13
Accepted
10
Enrolled
12%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 10th Not reported Yes
Spring deadline October 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Previous course work in organic chemistry (with laboratory) and biochemistry; 2 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Previous course work in organic chemistry (with laboratory) and biochemistry; 2 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

64
Total Graduate Students
29%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.69%
Black or African American 9.38%
White or Caucasian 45%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.69%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (89%)

Faculty

55
Total faculty
Full-time - 55
Part-time - 0
Male (26)
Female (29)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nutritional biochemistry, experimental human and animal nutrition, international nutrition, community nutrition
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 144 East Avenue
Ithaca, NY  14853
United States
Contact Director of Graduate Studies
Phone: 607-255-2528
Fax: 607-255-0178

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