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We are ranked the number one Food Science Ph.D. research program in the US.

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.

The Department of Food Science ranked in the top tier of Academic Institutions by the Chronicle. We ranked third in the "Top Research University Faculty Productivity Index" of all Food Science Programs in the US.

The Department of Food Science also ranked the top two for the past 6 yeras in the "UMass Undergraduate Student Satisfaction Survey".

To view these reports, please click on the links below:

2010 National Research Council Ranking

2007 Top Research University Faculty Productivity Index

2007 Undergraduate Student Satisfaction Survey (PDF)

2008 Undergraduate Student Satisfaction Survey (PDF)

2009 Undergraduate Student Satisfaction Survey (PDF)

2010 Undergraduate Student Satisfaction Survey (PDF)

2011 Undergraduate Student Satisfaction Survey (PDF)