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Kansas State University

Food Science Institute

Manhattan, KS

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Kansas State University

Overview

Kansas State University / Food Science Institute is located in Manhattan, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 37
Doctoral Degrees 1
Other Advanced Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Residency
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Preliminary exams, residency

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

72
Applied
37
Accepted
20
Enrolled
51%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st December 15th Yes
Spring deadline September 15th June 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0; course each in calculus, statistics, biology, organic chemistry, microbiology, biochemistry and physics
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5 in master's course work

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

121
Total Graduate Students
71%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
28%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.61%
Black or African American 3.31%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.83%
Asian 4.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.83%
Unknown 3.31%

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

45
Total faculty
Full-time - 42
Part-time - 3
Male (27)
Female (18)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Food safety and defense, food chemistry, ingredient technology, food nutrients and bioactive compounds, food analysis, quality assurance, new product development, meat and dairy technology, sensory evaluation, food microbiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
709,266

Location & Contact

Address 216 Call Hall
1530 Mid-Campus Drive North
Manhattan, KS  66506
United States
Contact Dr. Ken Odde
Acting Director
Email: kenodde@ksu.edu
Phone: 785-532-4057
Fax: 785-532-5861