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Tufts University

The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

Boston, MA

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Overview

Tufts University / The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy is located in Boston, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Humanitarian Assistance (MAHA) Humanitarian assistance
Master of Science (MS) Nutrition
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nutrition
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nutrition interventions, communication, and behavior change
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nutrition data science
Master of Science (MS) Biochemical and molecular nutrition
Master of Science (MS) Nutrition data science
Master of Science (MS) Sustainable water management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Food and nutrition policy
Master of Science (MS) Nutrition interventions, communication, and behavior change
Master of Science (MS) Dietetic internship
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biochemical and molecular nutrition
Master of Science (MS) Agriculture, food and environment
Master of Science (MS) Food and nutrition policy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Agriculture, food and environment

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 53
Doctoral Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

268
Applied
123
Accepted
62
Enrolled
46%

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 January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

220
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.82%
Black or African American 0.45%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 11.36%

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (90%)

Faculty

110
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 98
Male (57)
Female (53)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nutritional biochemistry and metabolism, cell and molecular biochemistry, epidemiology, policy/planning, applied nutrition
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
6,770,000

Location & Contact

Address 150 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA  02111
United States
Contact Ms. Stacey M. Herman
Phone: 617-628-5000

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