Preference for admission includes:

  • Hold Baccalaureate degree from accredited college or university
  • ​Minimum 150 verbal GRE, 150 quantitative GRE, 300 total GRE; 3.5 or higher analytical GRE
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Work or volunteer experience in at least one of the following: laboratory research, clinical research, food industry, nutrition education, health promotion, or other areas related to health, nutrition or food science

You can complete the UGA Graduate School application online. You must also complete the departmental application. Your application will not be considered complete or reviewed until all supporting documentation has been received. 

International Applicants

For International students, a TOEFL iBT score of 90 with a minimum score of 20 in each of the four exam sub-sections or IELTS score of overall band-width of 6.5, with no single band (score) below 6.0 is required for admission.

Please refer to the UGA Graduate School website for additional International Application Information. 

If you do not meet our admission criteria, then consider applying to our undergraduate program or enroll as a post-Baccalaureate student
(contact: Dr. Rob Pazdro, rpazdro@uga.edu 

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