PhD in Nutrition and Dietetics

Application Requirements

  1. Transcripts from all post-secondary institutions must be submitted at the time of application.
  2. Graduate Record Examination (GRE).  Official scores must be submitted from ETS to NYU Steinhardt using institution code 2556.
  3. Applicants whose first language is not English are required to take one of the following English proficiency exams: TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic. See more information on English proficiency testing.
  4. Current resume or curriculum vitae. This should include information about:
    1. Previous academic training in nutrition and dietetics at the undergraduate and master's level
    2. Previous work experience in nutrition and dietetics
    3. Previous research experience in nutrition and dietetics
    4. Potential to make a contribution to the profession
  5. Statement of Purpose (about 500 words) explaining:
    1. Why you are applying to the doctoral program
    2. Your career goals and how doctoral training will help you achieve these goals
    3. How doctoral work will help you contribute to the profession
  6. Three letters of recommendation from employers, former professors, or professional colleagues who have observed your work.
  7. Application and application fee
Visit the Application Guide Page for additional information.

The deadline to submit all materials is December 1 (no exceptions).