Cornell University

Ph.D. On Campus
36 months
20800 USD/year
20800 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Candidates for the Ph.D. degree select two minor concentrations, one of which is within the field. All degree programs require a thesis or dissertation; the specific requirements are determined by each candidate's Special Committee. Graduate students are generally required to assist in teaching as part of their training. The Nutrition program is offered by Cornell University.



  • Students may obtain training in many aspects of nutrition and in the biological or social sciences related to nutrition.
  •  For those preparing for laboratory experimentation in nutrition, minors in biochemistry, molecular biology or genetics usually are recommended, although other minors may be chosen. 
  • Students interested in community and international nutrition have access to active programs that provide opportunity for field experience in the United States or abroad.
The Nutrition program is offered by Cornell University.

Programme Structure

Concentrations by Subject:

  • Community Nutrition
  • Human Nutrition
  • International Nutrition
  • Molecular Nutrition

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Recommendations
  • A statement of purpose
  • Transcripts
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20800 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    20800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20800 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.


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