167
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Program in Food Studies

Overview

New York University / Program in Food Studies is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Food studies
Master of Arts (MA) Food studies Food systems
Master of Arts (MA) Food studies Food culture

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 38
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

158
Applied
101
Accepted
55
Enrolled
64%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

167
Total Graduate Students
71%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
28%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.38%
Black or African American 1.2%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6%
Asian 6.59%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.6%
Two or more races 4.19%
Unknown 7.19%

Gender

Male (7%)
Female (92%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time (6)
Part-time (0)
Male (1)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cultural and social history of food, food systems and agriculture, food and aesthetics, political economy of food
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 411 Lafayette Street
New York, NY  10012
United States
Contact Prof. Jennifer Berg
Director
Email: jennifer.berg@nyu.edu
Phone: 212-998-5597
Fax: 212-995-4194