48 months
33388 USD/year
33388 USD/year
14090 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Food Science program of Rutgers University emphasizes fundamental principles of food biology, food chemistry, and food processing. Integration of these scientific disciplines is used in the development of methods for the processing and fabrication of new food products.


Undergraduate Mission

The Food Science program of Rutgers University provides an exciting and challenging academic environment that encourages the acquisition and integration of knowledge within the field of food science and technology and places it within the context of societal needs. The program:

  • Will provide the student with the tools to develop quantitative thinking skills that lay the foundation for working individually and in teams and to grow as a professional.
  • Emphasizes a strong foundation in the basic sciences applied to solving practical problems related to the production and safety of food and food ingredients.
  • Stresses communication skills enhancing student career opportunities within and beyond the area of food science.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Science of Food
  • Food and Health
  • Food as Medicine
  • Foods: from Field to Table
  • Food Processing Technologies
  • Food Process Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • A $70 non-refundable application fee is required
  • Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR)
  • Due to the uncertainty of future test dates and availability of standardized tests, Rutgers will make submission of SAT and ACT test scores optional
  • English Proficiency Examination Requirements
  • Letters of recommendation are not used for admissions consideration

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    33388 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16694 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    33388 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16694 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    14090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7045 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for New Brunswick

1204 - 2963 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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