Admissions

Application Process

Purdue University requires that all graduate applications be submitted online to The Graduate School – Purdue University by the due date for the graduate program you are interested in. The application due date for the Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutrition Science is December 15. Please apply early so that all of your supporting materials arrive prior to the review date.

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Admissions Requirements

The admissions requirements for the Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutrition Science are found here:

Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutrition Science Requirements

As part of the review process we look for coursework taken at the undergraduate level that best prepares students for the graduate curriculum required for student in the Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutrition Science. We looks specifically for:

  • a year of general chemistry,
  • a semester of organic chemistry,
  • a semester of biochemistry,
  • an organ-level physiology course,
  • a basic nutrition course.

If you do not have these requirements and are interested in applying, please contact us.  Although we encourage you to complete these prerequisites prior to admission, we are happy to work with you in this effort.

As part of the review process we have a “day on campus” for select applicants. This year the visit day is on Thursday and Friday, February 6-7.  Please hold this date.

Department of Nutrition Science, 700 W. State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2059(765) 494-8228, Fax: (765) 494-0674

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