Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition College of Agricultural and Life Sciences University of Florida

Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition College of Agricultural and Life Sciences University of Florida

Gainesville, FL
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
71%
29%
student ratio
59
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 1
fall application deadline
17%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Nutritional Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [clinical and translational science]
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Food Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [toxicology]
    • Food Science And Human Nutrition Master of Science (MS) [nutritional sciences]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 20
    • Doctoral Degrees 7
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

17% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 173
    • Accepted 31
    • Acceptance Rate 17
    • Enrolled 21
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $30
    • Application Fee - International $30
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • 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 awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students59
    • Female Percentage71%
    • Male Percentage29%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students59
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Full-time Percentage88%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American12%
    • White / Caucasian76%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty29
    • Full-time Percentage86%
    • Part-time Percentage14%
    • Female Percentage52%
    • Male Percentage48%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPesticide research, nutritional biochemistry and microbiology, food safety and toxicology assessment and dietetics, food chemistry
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
University of Florida

PO Box 110370
Gainesville, FL 32611
United States

Susan Percival

Chair and Professor

Phone: 352-392-1991 ext. 202
Fax: 352-392-1991
Email: percival@ufl.edu


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