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Rutgers University-Newark

Program in Clinical Nutrition

Newark, NJ

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Rutgers University-Newark

Overview

Rutgers University–Newark / Program in Clinical Nutrition is located in Newark, NJ, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Clinical Nutrition (DCN)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 17
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

47
Applied
34
Accepted
24
Enrolled
72%

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 April 1st March 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th July 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of career goals, minimum GPA of 3.2, proof of registered dietician status, interview, transcript of highest degree, bachelor's degree, 1 reference letter
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.4, transcript of highest degree, statement of career goals, interview, master's degree, 1 reference letter

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Student Body

77
Total Graduate Students
100%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
Not Reported
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.6%
Black or African American 1.3%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.79%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 19.48%

Gender

Male (7%)
Female (92%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 18
Male (1)
Female (24)

Location & Contact

Address 249 University Avenue
Newark, NJ  07102
United States
Contact Dr. Riva Touger-Decker
Chair
Email: decker@umdnj.edu
Phone: 973-972-6596
Fax: 973-972-7403