Why Choose CWRU Nutrition?

Student Outcomes

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1.7 years

is the average time to degree. Full-time students typically finish in 1-2 years.

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93% placement

Our DPD program's 5-year average placement rate into dietetic internships is 93%, versus the 53% national average.

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40% acceptance rate

for MD and PhD programs.

The Nutrition MS program is registered as a post baccalaureate program with the AAMC.

Rankings and Funding

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$300,000 in scholarships

given in 2019-20, a 50% increase from 2018-19.

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Ranked #4

among nutritional science programs, as ranked by Grad School Hub (August 2020).

Our People

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Engaged faculty

Our teaching faculty, 70% of whom have received nominations and awards for excellence in teaching and mentoring, provide a personalized learning and mentoring experience to each student.

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185 | 29 | 5

Our 185 students hail from 29 US states and 5 countries around the world.  They represent a multitude of different social, professional, and geographic backgrounds.

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19 OAND awards

19 awards from the Ohio Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics received by department faculty and alumnae.

Varied Learning Modes

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Blended learning

Online and in-person courses included in the 26 graduate nutrition courses available to students.

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Experiential Learning

Our students have access to unique research, community, and leadership experiences.

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Dual degrees

MS in Nutrition/MPH combined degree can be completed in 2.5-3 years.