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Doctor’s Degrees in Food Science Technology

160 Yearly Graduations
61% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
A doctor's degree in food science tech is offered at 34 colleges in the United States. This degree is more popular with female students, and about 9% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 67.5% of food science tech graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Food Science Tech Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 160 students earned their doctor's degree in food science tech. This makes it the 101st most popular doctor's degree program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in food science tech at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,363
Master’s Degree 533
Doctor’s Degree 160
Basic Certificate 108
Associate’s Degree 44
Graduate Certificate 11
Undergraduate Certificate 3

Earnings of Food Science Tech Majors With Doctor’s Degrees

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for food science tech majors with their doctor's degree due to lack of data.

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for food science tech majors who have their doctor's degree is not available.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their doctor's degree in food science tech. About 60.6% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 63
Women 97
Gender Diversity of Doctor's Degrees in Food Science Tech

The racial-ethnic distribution of food science tech doctor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 9
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 31
International Students 108
Other Races/Ethnicities 6
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Food Science Tech Doctor's Degree Students

There are 34 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in food science tech. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, Indiana
14 Yearly Graduations
57% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for food science tech students seekinga doctor's degree is Purdue University - Main Campus. Roughly 45,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,208 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,208 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 14 people received their doctor's degree in food science tech from Purdue. Around 14% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 57% were women.

#2

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, Massachusetts
11 Yearly Graduations
64% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Massachusetts Amherst is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in food science tech. Each year, around 31,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,791 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,014 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 doctor's degrees were handed out to food science tech majors at UMass Amherst. Around 18% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 64% were women.

#2

Kansas State University

Manhattan, Kansas
11 Yearly Graduations
27% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for food science tech majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Kansas State University. Roughly 21,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,735 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,212 per year.

The food science tech program at Kansas State University awarded 11 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 27% of this group were women, and 9% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

University of California - Davis

Davis, California
10 Yearly Graduations
70% Women

The 4th most popular school in the country for food science tech majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of California - Davis. Roughly 38,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,442 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,442 per year.

The food science tech program at University of California - Davis awarded 10 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

9 Yearly Graduations
56% Women

The 5th most popular school in the country for food science tech majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Roughly 51,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,188 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,997 per year.

The food science tech program at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign awarded 9 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

9 Yearly Graduations
56% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for food science tech majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College. Each year, around 31,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,038 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,132 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 people received their doctor's degree in food science tech from Louisiana State University. Of these students, 56% were women and 11% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

Rutgers University - New Brunswick

New Brunswick, New Jersey
9 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Rutgers University - New Brunswick comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in food science tech. Each year, around 50,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,230 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,736 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 people received their doctor's degree in food science tech from Rutgers New Brunswick. Around 11% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 67% were women.

#8

University of Georgia

Athens, Georgia
8 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

University of Georgia is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in food science tech. Roughly 38,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,790 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,878 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 doctor's degrees were handed out to food science tech majors at UGA.

#8

Cornell University

Ithaca, New York
8 Yearly Graduations
75% Women

The 8th most popular school in the country for food science tech majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Cornell University. Roughly 24,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $56,550 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $29,500 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 people received their doctor's degree in food science tech from Cornell.

#8

University of Maryland - College Park

College Park, Maryland
8 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for food science tech majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of Maryland - College Park. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,824 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,158 per year.

The food science tech program at University of Maryland - College Park awarded 8 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 25% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#11

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Lincoln, Nebraska
7 Yearly Graduations
43% Women

University of Nebraska - Lincoln comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in food science tech. Roughly 25,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,560 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,976 per year.

The food science tech program at University of Nebraska - Lincoln awarded 7 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

7 Yearly Graduations
86% Women

The 11th most popular school in the country for food science tech majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Ohio State University - Main Campus. Each year, around 61,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,197 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,560 per year.

The food science tech program at Ohio State University - Main Campus awarded 7 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

#13

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Madison, Wisconsin
5 Yearly Graduations
40% Women

University of Wisconsin - Madison is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in food science tech. Roughly 44,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,273 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,728 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 people received their doctor's degree in food science tech from UW - Madison.

#14

Oregon State University

Corvallis, Oregon
4 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

Oregon State University comes in at #14 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in food science tech. Each year, around 31,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,846 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,933 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 people received their doctor's degree in food science tech from Oregon State.

#14

North Carolina State University

Raleigh, North Carolina
4 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

North Carolina State University comes in at #14 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in food science tech. Roughly 36,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,535 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,095 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 doctor's degrees were handed out to food science tech majors at NC State. About 75% of this group were women, and 25% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#16

Texas A&M University - College Station

College Station, Texas
3 Yearly Graduations
67% Women

Texas A&M University - College Station comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in food science tech. Roughly 68,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,941 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,677 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 people received their doctor's degree in food science tech from Texas A&M College Station.

#16

University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida
3 Yearly Graduations
33% Women

The 16th most popular school in the country for food science tech majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of Florida. Each year, around 52,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,477 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,770 per year.

The food science tech program at University of Florida awarded 3 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

#16

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, Arkansas
3 Yearly Graduations
33% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Arkansas comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in food science tech. Each year, around 27,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,568 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,752 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 people received their doctor's degree in food science tech from UARK. Of these students, 33% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#16

Clemson University

Clemson, South Carolina
3 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 16th most popular school in the country for food science tech majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Clemson University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,118 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,600 per year.

The food science tech program at Clemson University awarded 3 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

#16

Washington State University

Pullman, Washington
3 Yearly Graduations
67% Women

Washington State University is the 16th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in food science tech. Each year, around 31,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,953 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,493 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 people received their doctor's degree in food science tech from Wazzu.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to food science tech that offer doctor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Plant Sciences 289
Animal Science 218
Agricultural Economics 153
Soil Sciences 53
Agricultural Production 42

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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