Apply online to the PhD program. The online application is fast, easy and secure. A $50 non-refundable fee is required.
March 15 | 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 the 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.
You may submit a nutrition PhD application and upload your supplemental materials as they are ready. Please be aware we cannot currently offer application fee waivers for the Nutrition PhD program.
Jennifer L. Temple, PhD
Graduate Program Director
Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
University at Buffalo
206 Kimball Tower
Buffalo, NY 14214-8028