The Autumn 2015 application deadline is December 1, 2014.
The Nutritional Sciences Program enrolls new students in Autumn quarter only. Due to course availability and sequencing, admission for quarters other than autumn is not possible.
Applications for Autumn 2015 must be completed through the UW Graduate School website following the instructions below by December 1, 2014. Late applications will not be reviewed.
How to Apply
- Before submitting an application, please review and ensure that you have met the minimum Admission Requirements.
- Use the UW Graduate School's Online Application to submit the following materials. The link is provided under the first step below. All information and materials must be provided using the online application. Please do not submit hard copies of any application materials by mail.
- Graduate School Application & Application Fee
Go to https://www.grad.washington.edu/applForAdmiss/. Follow the procedures to create a new profile or log in if you have an existing account.
Please select the following options when you are asked to select the "Application Type" and "Graduate Program" for your application.
After you have completed the application and uploaded the required materials, you will be asked to pay the application fee to submit and complete your application. The graduate school application fee is $85.
To apply for:
Master of Science - Choose "Nutritional Sciences (MS)"
Master of Public Health - Choose "Public Health - Nutritional Sciences (M of Public Health)"
Doctor of Philosophy - Choose "Nutritional Sciences (PhD)"
- Nutritional Sciences Application with Goal Statement
Please complete the
application form and save it as a Word document or PDF. You will be asked to upload it while completing the Graduate School application as instructed above.
- Graduate Coordinated Program in Dietetics (GCPD) Application
If you are applying for the Graduate Coordinated Program in Dietetics (RD Training Program), please complete this additional application. Save it as a Word document or PDF and upload it while completing the Graduate School application.
- Scanned or PDF Copies of Your UNOFFICIAL Transcripts
You will be asked to upload unofficial copies of your transcripts as a step in the Graduate School application. These can be copies that you have scanned or downloaded from a university website. Transcripts must be submitted online as instructed in the application.
Please do not mail hard copies of your transcripts to our office. We are unable to use hard copies and it slows down application processing. If you are offered admission, official transcripts will be requested before you enroll.
- Three Letters of Recommendation
Please provide contact information for your recommenders where requested in the Graduate School application. Each recommender will then receive an email that provides instructions and a link to submit their letter electronically. You should follow up with your recommenders to ensure that letters are submitted by the application deadline. Letters may come from employers, professors, or previous colleagues; NOT from family members or spouses.
- GRE Scores
Official GRE scores must be requested from ETS and submitted to the University of Washington using Institution Code 4854 (no department code is needed). The official scores will be transmitted electronically to the UW. Please see the ETS website for additional information on sending GRE scores. Scores older than 5 years will not be accepted.
- International Applicants: TOEFL Scores or Other Required English Proficiency Exam Score
Official TOEFL scores must be requested from ETS and submitted to the University of Washington. The official scores will be transmitted electronically to the UW. Please see the ETS website for additional information on sending TOEFL scores. If you are using another test that satisfies the English Proficiency Requirement, please follow the instructions from the test provider to submit official scores to the University of Washington.
Thank you for your interest in the Nutritional Sciences Program.
If you have any questions about the application, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Updated April 4, 2014