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. Submit to the Graduate School, your application and the documents required by the Graduate School (transcripts, TOEFL, GRE, etc.).
Email the following documents to Connie Tharel (firstname.lastname@example.org) or mail to: Department of Food Science, University of Arkansas, 2650 N Young Ave., Fayetteville, AR 72704.
*The Graduate School will send instructions for three letters of recommendations to be submitted online.
Department of Food Science Application Deadlines
Applications received after the deadline will be considered for admission based on departmental requirements and the availability of positions and funding.
Please submit your application to the Graduate School at least one month prior to the Food Science deadlines to allow time for 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.