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University of Florida

Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition

Gainesville, FL

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Overview

University of Florida / Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition is located in Gainesville, FL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Food science and human nutrition Nutritional sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nutritional sciences Clinical and translational science
Master of Science (MS) Nutritional sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Food science Toxicology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 22

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

150
Applied
34
Accepted
23
Enrolled
23%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st Not reported Yes

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA

Student Body

47
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
91%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.26%
Black or African American 6.38%
White or Caucasian 27%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Pesticide research, nutritional biochemistry and microbiology, food safety and toxicology assessment and dietetics, food chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
7,508,905

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 110370
Gainesville, FL  32611
United States
Contact Susan S. Percival PhD
Chair and Professor
Email: percival@ufl.edu
Phone: 352-392-1991 ext. 202
Fax: 352-392-1991