PROGRAM PROFILE

Program Rankings — Food Science, Kansas State University


Program Rankings

Survey Based Quality Rankings
Source: NRC, 2010

The National Research Council ranked programs based on 2 measures of quality. They generated 500 different rankings to simulate the effects of using different sets of evaluators and ranking programs in different years. Learn more.


Histogram of Rankings
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Quality rankings (survey-based) out of 32 Food Science programs


Range of Rankings
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4-22

Regression Based Quality Rankings
Source: NRC, 2010

Histogram of Rankings
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Quality ranking (regression-based) out of 32 Food Science programs


Range of Rankings
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8-22

GRE Scores
Source: NRC, 2003-2005

Average Quantitative GRE
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640

Financial Support and Tuition

Graduate Tuition and Fees
Source: IPEDS, 2009

Out-of-State Students

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FULL TIME STUDENTS: TUITION
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$15,454
FULL TIME STUDENTS: FEES
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$684
PART TIME STUDENTS: COST PER CREDIT HOUR
$644

In-State Students

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FULL TIME STUDENTS: TUITION
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$15,454
FULL TIME STUDENTS: FEES
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$684
PART TIME STUDENTS: COST PER CREDIT HOUR
$280

Application Fee

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GRADUATE SCHOOL APPLICATION FEE
$40

Living Expenses
Source: IPEDS, 2009

On Campus

ON-CAMPUS ROOM AND BOARD
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$6,752
ADDITIONAL EXPENSES
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$3,582

Off Campus

OFF-CAMPUS ROOM AND BOARD
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$5,373
ADDITIONAL EXPENSES
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$3,582

Type of Financial Support
Source: GSS, 2007

How graduate students in the program (including master's, doctoral, and professional degree students) paid for their graduate educations


Types

TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP
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3%
RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIP
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77%
FELLOWSHIP
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0%
TRAINEESHIP
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0%

First Year Support
Source: NRC, 2005

Data for full-time doctoral students in the fall of 2005


First year students with full financial support
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PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS WHO RECEIVED FULL FINANCIAL SUPPORT
75%

Sources of Financial Support
Source: GSS, 2007

How graduate students in the program (including master's, doctoral, and professional degree students) paid for their graduate educations


Federal Support

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
0%
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
0%
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (EXCEPT NIH)
0%
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
0%
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
31%
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION
0%
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
0%
OTHER FEDERAL SOURCES
0%

Non-Federal Support

INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT
26%
FOREIGN SOURCES
9%
OTHER US SOURCES
23%
SELF SUPPORT
11%

Tuition Remission
Source: SED, 2000–2004

Tuition paid by 2000–2004 Food Science doctorate recipients from Kansas State University


Median tuition remission

0%

Amount of Tuition Remission Granted

NO TUITION REMISSION
59%
LESS THAN 1/3 OF TUITION
9%
1/3 TO 2/3 OF TUITION
25%
MORE THAN 2/3 OF TUITION
7%

Graduate School Debt
Source: SED, 2000–2004

Debt for 2000–2004 Food Science doctorate recipients from Kansas State University


Median graduate school debt
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$0

Outcomes for Recent Graduates

Degree Completion
Source: NRC, 2010

Time to Degree

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Median years required to complete a doctorate (full-time and part-time students)

4.0

Completion Rates

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Fraction of students completing a doctorate in 6 years

79%

Employment Outcomes
Source: NRC, 2006 & SED, 2000–2004

Quality Assurance

Program collects outcome data about all of its graduates

PROGRAM COLLECTS OUTCOME DATA ABOUT ALL OF ITS GRADUATES
NO

Employment Stats at Graduation

Job / contract / definite commitment
79%
Negotiating with specific organizations
8%*
Still seeking
14%
Other
0%*

Type of Job

(For those with a definite commitment at graduation)

Postdoc
39%
Educational institution (nonpostdoctoral position)
26%
Private sector
29%
Government
6%

Primary Job Responsibilities

(For those with a definite commitment at graduation)

Research and development
55%
Teaching
25%
Management or administration
3%*
Professional services to individuals
16%

Job Location

(For non-US citizens on temporary visas with a definite commitment at graduation)

In the United States
61%
Outside the United States
39%

Student Resources

Student Resources
Source: NRC, 2006

Overall Resources

NUMBER OF RESOURCES OFFERED (OUT OF 18)
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17

Health Insurance

STUDENTS RECEIVE HEALTH INSURANCE
YES

Structured Oversight

PROGRAM COLLECTS OUTCOME DATA
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YES
ANNUAL STUDENT REVIEWS
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YES

Available Training

TEACHING SKILLS
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YES
PROPOSAL WRITING
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NO
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
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YES
WRITING
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YES
STATISTICS
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YES
RESEARCH ETHICS
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YES

Administrative Support

ORIENTATION
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YES
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ORIENTATION
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YES
TEACHING / RESEARCH PRIZES
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YES
ON-CAMPUS CONFERENCES
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YES
TRAVEL SUPPORT
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YES
STUDENT WORK SPACE
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION SUPPORT
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION STAFF
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YES
GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE
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YES
DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROCEDURE
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YES
PROGRAM COORDINATOR MEETING
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YES

Research Activity

Research Activity Ranking
Source: NRC, 2010

Histogram of Rankings
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Research activity ranking out of 32 Food Science programs


Range of Rankings
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7-25

Research Activity
Source: NRC, 2006

Publications

PUBLICATIONS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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1.9
CITATIONS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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1.1

Grants

PERCENTAGE OF FACULTY WITH GRANTS
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91%

Awards

AWARDS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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0.1

Demographics

Diversity Ranking
Source: NRC, 2010

The National Research Council ranked programs based on a measure of overall diversity. They generated 500 different rankings to simulate the effects of using different sets of evaluators and ranking programs in different years. Learn more.


Histogram of Rankings
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Quality rankings (survey-based) out of 32 Food Science programs


Range of Rankings
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4-12

Faculty Demographics
Source: NRC, 2006

Percent Female
FEMALE
25%

Percent Minority
MINORITY
0%

Doctorate Recipient Demographics
Source: GSS, 2007 and NRC, 2006

Sex
MALE
41%
FEMALE
59%

Citizenship
US CITIZENS OR PERMANENT RESIDENTS
73%
TEMPORARY VISA HOLDERS
27%

Race / Ethnicity
AFRICAN AMERICAN
1%
NATIVE AMERICAN
0%
ASIAN
5%
PACIFIC ISLANDER
0%
WHITE
58%
HISPANIC
1%
UNKNOWN
5%

Full-time Status
FULL TIME
44%
PART TIME
56%

Demographics of all Graduate Students at the Institution
Source: IPEDS, 2007

Sex
MALE
43%
FEMALE
57%

Citizenship
US CITIZENS OR PERMANENT RESIDENTS
82%
TEMPORARY VISA HOLDERS
18%

Race / Ethnicity
BLACK / AFRICAN AMERICAN
5%
AMERICAN INDIAN OR ALASKA NATIVE
1%
ASIAN
2%
WHITE
69%
HISPANIC / LATINO
3%
UNKNOWN
20%

Full-time Status
FULL TIME
34%
PART TIME
66%

Program Size

Faculty
Source: NRC, 2006

Total faculty members
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26
Interdisciplinary faculty
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54%

Total Students
Source: GSS, 2007

Total
79
First year
10

Student-Faculty Ratio
Source: NRC, 2006

Graduate students per faculty member
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0.3

Graduate Degrees
Source: IPEDS, 2005-2009

2005–2009 Food Science degrees from Kansas State University


Master's degrees/year

19.0

Doctoral degrees/year

6.2

Contact Information

Contact Information, Program
Source: NRC, 2010


Contact Information

Contact Information, Institution
Source: IPEDS, 2009


Phone

(785) 532-6250 ext. 6250


Location

Anderson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506


*Value is missing. The value shown is based on the average for other programs in the same field. Learn more.

✝ Data are for all Food Science degree recipients from Kansas State University and may include graduates from more than one program.