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Texas State University

Program in Human Nutrition

San Marcos, TX

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Overview

Texas State University / Program in Human Nutrition is located in San Marcos, TX, in a suburban setting.

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
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

47
Applied
29
Accepted
18
Enrolled
62%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 15th October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited institution with minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours of undergraduate work; 3 letters of reference; statement of goals and professional aspirations; curriculum vitae/resume; background course work in physiology, biochemistry, biology, nutrition, and chemistry

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$14,930
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

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

Student Body

41
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 36.59%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 51%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.44%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (14%)
Female (85%)

Faculty

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

Research

Focus of faculty research: Investigating dietary nutrientsÔÇÖ effect on individual differences in vulnerability to addiction and addiction-like behavior; to determine how what a woman eats during pregnancy affects her risk for post-partum depression; to understand the effects and mechanisms by which nutrition and physical activity may prevent cognitive decline and promote cognitive health in cancer survivors and older adults;
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
33,722

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. Michelle Lane
Graduate Advisor
Email: ml48@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-4654

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