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University of Delaware

Department of Animal and Food Sciences

Newark, DE

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University of Delaware

Overview

University of Delaware / Department of Animal and Food Sciences is located in Newark, DE, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
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
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

29
Applied
8
Accepted
7
Enrolled
28%

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 July 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

26
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
88%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.85%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (11%)
Female (88%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 0
Male (12)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Food chemistry, food microbiology, process engineering technology, packaging, food analysis, microbial genetics, molecular endocrinology, growth physiology, avian immunology and virology, monogastric nutrition, avian genomics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,500,000

Location & Contact

Address 210 South College Avenue
Newark, DE  19716
United States
Contact Dr. Jack Gelb
Phone: 302-831-2000