36
Students
Small town
Small Town
Setting
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Overview

Washington State University / School of Food Science is located in Pullman, WA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral exam, written exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral exam, written exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

131
Applied
15
Accepted
8
Enrolled
11%

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 10th January 10th Yes
Spring deadline July 1st July 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements BS; official transcripts; letter of interest; minimum GPA of 3.0; resume; 3 letters of recommendation, 1 from major advisor
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements MS demonstrating ability to conduct and report research; minimum GPA of 3.0; resume; 3 letters of recommendation, 1 from major advisor
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 10
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

36
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
91%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.78%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 36%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.78%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.78%

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Full-time (19)
Part-time (14)
Male (19)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Food microbiology and chemistry of food; starch and protein chemistry; food processing and engineering; food safety; microbiological, chemical, and quality aspects of food; dairy, wine processes
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,200,000

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 646376
Pullman, WA  99164-6376
United States
Contact Dr. Barbara Rasco
Interim Director
Email: rasco@wsu.edu
Phone: 509-335-9447
Fax: 509-335-4815