Kansas City, KS
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
92%
8%
student ratio
61
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 1
fall application deadline
43%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Dietetic Internship Graduate Certificate
    • Dietetics And Integrative Medicine Graduate Certificate
    • Medical Nutrition Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Dietetics And Nutrition Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 13
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 16
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and oral exam
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and oral exam
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

43% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 66
    • Accepted 29
    • Acceptance Rate 43
    • Enrolled 28
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st June 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline December 1st November 1st Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, prerequisite courses in nutrition, and biochemistry, and physiology
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesGRE, minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students61
    • Female Percentage92%
    • Male Percentage8%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students61
    • Part-time Percentage36%
    • Full-time Percentage64%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian85%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown or International Student8%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchObesity prevention and treatment, omega-3 fatty acids impact on infant development and immunity, vitamin D and bone metabolism in osteosarcoma cells, cancer prevention and recovery maternal diet intake and weight gain impact on infant body composition and development
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,342,483

Location & Contact

Department of Dietetics and Nutrition

School of Health Professions
The University of Kansas

Mail Stop 4013 3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
United States

Dr. Debra Sullivan

Chairperson

Phone: 913-588-5357
Fax: 913-588-8946
Email: dsulliva@kumc.edu

Dr. Heather Gibbs

Graduate Director

Phone: 913-945-9138

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