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University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

Buffalo, NY

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Overview

University at Buffalo, the State University of New York / Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences is located in Buffalo, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Nutrition
Master of Science (MS) Exercise science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Exercise science
(Advanced Certificate) Nutrition

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 30
Doctoral Degrees 1
Other Advanced Degrees 19

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

109
Applied
57
Accepted
50
Enrolled
52%

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 April 1st March 1st No
Spring deadline Not reported August 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
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 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

77
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
96%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 2.6%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 11.69%

Gender

Male (16%)
Female (83%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 8
Male (14)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cardiovascular disease-diet and exercise, respiratory control and muscle function, plasticity of connective and neural tissue, exercise nutrition, diet and cancer
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
891,096

Location & Contact

Address Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY  14260
United States
Contact Dr. David Hostler
Chair
Email: dhostler@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-829-6756
Fax: 716-829-2428