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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Nutritional Sciences

Madison, WI

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Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Department of Nutritional Sciences is located in Madison, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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 or research report
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

91
Applied
13
Accepted
5
Enrolled
14%

Applying

56
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

28
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.57%
Black or African American 3.57%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (35%)
Female (64%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 0
Male (7)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Human and animal nutrition, nutrition epidemiology, nutrition education, biochemical and molecular nutrition
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,000,000

Location & Contact

Address 1415 Linden Drive
Madison, WI  53706
United States
Contact Dr. James M. Ntambi
Chair
Email: ntambi@biochem.wisc.edu
Phone: 608-262-2727
Fax: 608-262-5860