Applicants for graduate studies must meet entry requirements of the Graduate School and the Department of Food Science.
Food Science M.S. requirements
Food Science Ph.D. requirements
*Applicants with lower than the required GPA or GRE score may be admitted conditionally into the M.S. degree program. Conditionally accepted students must achieve a GPA of at least 3.0 for the first 12 hours of graduate coursework to achieve regular student status.
We accept GRE scores from either test, up to five years from the test date.
How to Apply
Complete and submit an application for graduate studies (M.S. or Ph.D.) that is available at http://grad.uark.edu/future/applying/index.php. Along with the Graduate School application and the documents required by the Graduate School (transcripts, TOEFL, etc.) include:
Applications may be submitted any time throughout the year and they will be reviewed soon after all of the required materials are received. Applications should be submitted no less than two months prior to the beginning of a semester to allow sufficient time for application processing.
The Review Process
The Graduate School will review applications to determine qualifications based on the Graduate School requirements. Applications are then forwarded to the Department of Food Science for review by the Graduate Program Coordinator and faculty to determine acceptance based on departmental requirements and to determine the appropriate faculty advisor.