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West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Department of Nutrition

West Chester, PA

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West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Overview

West Chester University of Pennsylvania / Department of Nutrition is located in West Chester, PA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Community nutrition

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 17

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Completion of nutrition capstone

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

46
Applied
42
Accepted
29
Enrolled
91%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported May 15th No
Spring deadline Not reported October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements College transcripts, two letters of recommendation, professional goals statement, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited college or university, nutrition degree or other undergraduate degree that includes certain prerequisite courses with minimum B grade

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

67
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.49%
Black or African American 5.97%
White or Caucasian 91%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.49%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (7%)
Female (92%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Statistics, obesity, diabetes management and prevention, community and public health nutrition, life cycle nutrition, older adults, sports nutrition
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address University Avenue and High Street
West Chester, PA  19383
United States
Contact Dr. Christine Karpinski
Chair
Email: ckarpinski@wcupa.edu
Phone: 610-436-2125

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