University of Massachusetts Amherst

Food Science

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About Us


Recognition and Awards

The Department of Food Science at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst was recently ranked the number one food science Ph.D. research program in the United States by the National Research Council. The 2010 study evaluated graduate programs according to several criteria, including faculty research productivity (publications, citations, grants, awards), student completion rates, and diversity. We are extremely proud that our department was ranked first in three of the evaluated categories. Click here for more details.