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University of Maryland, College Park

Program in Food Science

College Park, MD

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University of Maryland, College Park

Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / Program in Food Science is located in College Park, MD.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Research-based thesis or equivalent paper
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

31
Applied
7
Accepted
6
Enrolled
23%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No
Spring deadline June 1st June 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, professional experience, 3 letters of recommendation
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
Types of financial support available Fellowships

Student Body

29
Total Graduate Students
13%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
86%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.45%
Black or African American 3.45%
White or Caucasian 13%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.45%

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Food chemistry, engineering, microbiology, and processing technology; quality assurance; membrane separations, rheology and texture measurement
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Dr. Robert Jackson
Acting Chair
Email: bojack@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-0773
Fax: 301-314-3313