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Harvard University

Department of Nutrition

Boston, MA

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Harvard University

Overview

Harvard University / Department of Nutrition is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Applying

120
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

15
Total Graduate Students
53%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 26%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 13.33%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

42
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 17
Male (26)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Dietary and genetic factors affecting heart diseases in humans; interactions among nutrition, immunity, and infection; role of diet and lifestyle in preventing macrovascular complications in diabetics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 677 Huntington Avenue, Room SPH2-367
Boston, MA  02115-6096
United States
Contact Dr. Frank Hu
Chair
Phone: 617-495-1000

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