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The University of Texas at Austin Doctorate in Nutrition Science

The main focus area for this major is Nutrition Sciences. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

Nutrition Science is a major offered under the multi / interdisciplinary studies program of study at The University of Texas at Austin. We’ve pulled together some essential information you should know about the doctor’s degree program in nutrition science, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more.

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How Much Does a Doctorate in Nutrition Science from UT Austin Cost?

$12,028 Average Tuition and Fees

UT Austin Graduate Tuition and Fees

In 2019-2020, the average part-time graduate tuition at UT Austin was $1,228 per credit hour for out-of-state students. The average for in-state students was $659 per credit hour. The following table shows the average full-time tuition and fees for graduate student.

In State Out of State
Tuition $12,028 $22,886

Does UT Austin Offer an Online Doctorate in Nutrition Science?

Online degrees for the UT Austin nutrition science doctor’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the UT Austin Online Learning page.

UT Austin Doctorate Student Diversity for Nutrition Science

5 Doctor's Degrees Awarded
80.0% Women
20.0% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There were 5 doctor’s degrees in nutrition science awarded during the 2019-2020 academic year. Information about those students is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Of the students who received their doctor’s degree in nutrition science in 2019-2020, 80.0% of them were women. This is higher than the nationwide number of 77.6%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Around 20.0% of nutrition science doctor’s degree recipients at UT Austin in 2019-2020 were awarded to racial-ethnic minorities*. This is about the same as the nationwide number of 19%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 2
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Doctorate in Nutrition Science Focus Areas at UT Austin

Nutrition Science students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Nutrition Sciences 5

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*The racial-ethnic minorities 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 racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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