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The School of Urban Public Health


The School of Urban Public Health (UPH) is located at:

the Hunter's Silberman Campus, 2180 Third Avenue (at 119th St.) in East Harlem.

Hunter offers Nutrition degrees in the following areas:

  • MS Nutrition - Didactic Program (DP)
  • MS Integrated Program in Nutrition and Dietetics (IPND)
  • MS Nutrition - Focused Study
  • MS Nutrition - Academic Dietetic Internship
  • MS Nutrition - External Dietetic Internship
  • Adv. Cert in Dietetic Internship

Fall Admission Application Deadline: March 15

Applicants who have completed all or part of their university studies in a non-US institution and/or require student visas must submit their applications no later than February 1  to be considered for Fall admission.

General Application Requirements

  • College & University Transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation from appropriate academic or professional reference
  • A statement of purpose of approximately 500 words describing your objectives in undertaking graduate study. In reviewing applications, considerable importance is placed on the applicant's interest in, and commitment to advanced study, and professional development.
  • Resume
  • Applicants whose native language is not English and who have taken all or part of their undergraduate education in a country where English is not the native language are required to submit scores on the TOEFL/IELTS. The following scores must be obtained:
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test (iBT): 100 / Paper Based Test: 600/ Computer Administered Test 250
  • IELTS: 7 Overal Band Score

For specific information on each program including admission requirements, please visit the School of Urban Public Health website

Contact Information:

Nzinga Ajani, Prospective Student Contact


Phone: 212-396-7729

(Please check School of Urban Public Health website for upcoming information sessions and other events)

Virtual Office Hours

Monday - Thursday 10AM - 5PM

Friday 10AM - 3PM

*Due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, the graduate admissions team is working remotely

Please direct all inquiries via:

Telephone: (212) 396-6049


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