Graduate Programs

PhD Nutrition Science students in the University of Delaware food lab.

Nutrition Science: Ph.D.

The Ph.D. in nutrition science focuses on the physiological and biological aspects of foods and nutrients and their absorption, assimilation, biosynthesis, catabolism and excretion; and seeks to identify effective strategies to improve the dietary intake among individuals and sub-groups (i.e., older adults, children) to prevent and treat disease, improve health and promote successful aging.


Application Deadline



March 15Final deadline to apply

UD Tuition

The 2023-2024 UD graduate student tuition rate per credit hour is $1028.