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Rochester Institute of Technology

MS Program in Packaging Science

Rochester, NY

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Rochester Institute of Technology

Overview

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 21

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis or project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

33
Applied
22
Accepted
13
Enrolled
67%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 (recommended)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

40
Total Graduate Students
82%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.5%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 10%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (55%)
Female (45%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Protective packaging, modeling and mapping of the packaged products in supply chain; packaging design; shelf life extension of food and pharmaceutical products, interaction between packaging materials and packaged goods; design of bioplastic packaging materials for aerobic and anaerobic end of life scenarios; development and evaluation of active and intelligent packaging components
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 78 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY  14623
United States
Contact Dr. Changfeng Ge
Graduate Program Director
Email: cfgmet@rit.edu
Phone: 585-475-5391

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