How to Apply

Application Materials

The Program in Nutrition has two applications deadlines each year: January 15th and April 15th. These deadlines are the same deadlines as those for scholarship funding.  

To be considered for admission to the Program in Nutrition, applicants must submit the following through the Admissions application:

  • Application document
  • Official undergraduate transcript
  • Official transcripts that confirm completion of at least four of the seven or eight master's prerequisite courses. If admitted to the Program in Nutrition, the outstanding master's prerequisites must be successfully completed prior to beginning the master’s program. Please note that the following master's prerequisites must be completed within roughly five years of beginning the master’s program: introductory nutrition, biochemistry, and human physiology. (Basic statistics, general chemistry with lab, organic chemistry with lab, and microbiology can be older than five years.)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal essay
  • Resume
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores are optional.

You are eligible to submit an application after successfully completing at least four of the master’s prerequisite courses. 

Prospective students will receive notification of their admission status from the Office of Admission.

If you have questions about your submitted application, please contact Admissions at 212-678-3710.

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