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Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Program in Nutritional Sciences

Piscataway, NJ

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Overview

Rutgers University–New Brunswick / Program in Nutritional Sciences is located in Piscataway, NJ, in an urban 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 1
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Written qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

49
Applied
18
Accepted
5
Enrolled
37%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 560
TOEFL IBT score: 83

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

32
Total Graduate Students
18%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
81%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.38%
Black or African American 3.13%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 6.25%

Gender

Male (12%)
Female (87%)

Faculty

37
Total faculty
Full-time - 37
Part-time - 0
Male (19)
Female (18)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nutrition and gene expression, nutrition and disease (obesity, diabetes, cancer, osteoporosis, alcohol), community nutrition and nutrition education, cellular lipid transport and metabolism
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 65 Davidson Road
Room 202
Piscataway, NJ  08854-8097
United States
Contact Dawn Brasaemle
Phone: 732-445-4636