Apply online to the PhD program. The online application is fast, easy and secure. A $50 non-refundable fee is required.
We accept applications year-round on a rolling basis. If you’d like to be considered for an assistantship, apply by March 15.
Applicants to the PhD program are expected to have an MS degree in nutrition or a related field from an accredited college or university. Students with a BS degree who wish to enter our PhD program should apply to the MS in nutrition science program. A bypass of the MS degree into the PhD program may be possible based on academic performance and research potential observed during the first academic year.
A minimum GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 hours of coursework.
GRE scores; however, there is no minimum score. The results are used to evaluate your potential. Note: The MCAT or any other standardized test may not be used as a substitute for the GRE.
Before you submit your application, ensure that you have all of the supplemental materials ready.
Jennifer L. Temple, PhD
Graduate Program Director
Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
University at Buffalo
206 Kimball Tower
Buffalo, NY 14214-8028