28
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / Program in Nutrition is located in College Park, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Candidacy exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

26
Applied
5
Accepted
5
Enrolled
19%

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 December 15th December 15th No
Spring deadline June 1st June 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
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

Student Body

28
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
92%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.57%
Black or African American 7.14%
White or Caucasian 35%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 14.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (17%)
Female (82%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nutrition education, carbohydrates and physical activity
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Dr. Robert Jackson
Acting Chair
Email: bojack@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-0773
Fax: 301-314-3313