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University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences

Lincoln, NE

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Overview

University of Nebraska–Lincoln / Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences is located in Lincoln, NE.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Nutrition and exercise
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nutrition and health sciences
Master of Science (MS) Nutrition and health sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nutrition
Master of Science (MS) Community nutrition and health promotion
Master of Science (MS) Nutrition

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th March 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

48
Total Graduate Students
22%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
77%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.08%
Black or African American 2.08%
White or Caucasian 87%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.17%

Gender

Male (14%)
Female (85%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Foods/food service administration, community nutrition science, diet-health relationships
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 14th and R Streets
Lincoln, NE  68588
United States
Contact Dr. Marilyn Schnepf
Chair
Phone: 402-472-3716
Fax: 402-472-1587