Approved Undergraduate Programs

The universities listed here have food science and technology departments or programs that offer curricula and options that the IFT Higher Education Review Board has determined meet the IFT Undergraduate Education Standards for Degrees in Food Science. 

Information for educators:

To apply for IFT Approved Undergraduate approval, or to inquire about re-approval, please see the following:

Information for students:

  • Curricular options must meet IFT Education Standards
  • Students must be enrolled in those options to be eligible
  • The following list is under continual review by the IFT Higher Education Review Board
  • This list applies only to Undergraduate Scholarships. (Graduate Scholarship applicants may attend any school conducting fundamental investigation for the advancement of food science and technology.)

Students must be enrolled in an IFT-Approved Undergraduate Program to be eligible for an undergraduate Feeding Tomorrow scholarship. Questions? Please contact Anna Ylijoki at aylijoki@ift.org.
Alabama A and M Alabama A&M University
Eligible Degree and Option: B.S. Food Science and Technology
Auburn University Auburn University
Eligible Degree: B.S. Poultry Science
Food Science option
Bogor Agricultural University Bogor Agricultural University
Eligible Degree and Option: B.S Agricultural Technology with a major in Food Technology
Brigham Young University Brigham Young University
California Polytechnic State University California Polytechnic State University
Eligible Degree and Option: B.S. Food Science and Advanced Food Science
Clemson University Clemson University
Eligible Degree and Concentration: B.S. Food Science (Food Science and Technology Concentration)
Cornell University Cornell University
Eligible Degree and Option: B.S. Food Science
Escuela Agricola Panamericana -Zamorano Escuela Agricola Panamericana, Zamorano
Eligible Degree & Option: B.Sc. Food Science & Technology
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Eligible Degree: BSc (Hons.) in Food Safety and Technology
Iowa State University Iowa State University
Eligible Degree: B.S. Food Science or Option: Food Science and Technology; Food Science and Industry
Instituto Technologico y de Estudios Instituto Technologico y de Estudios
Eligible Degree and Option: B.S. Food Industry Engineering
Jiangnan University Jiangnan University
Eligible Degree: B.S. Food Science and Technology
Kansas State University Kansas State University
Eligible Degree and Option: B.S. Food Science and Industry
 Kasetsart  University Kasetsart University
Eligible Degree and Option: B.S. Food Science and Technology
Louisiana University Louisiana State University
Eligible Degree & Option: 1. B.S. Food Science & Technology
2. B.S. in Nutrition and Food Sciences with Food Science and Technology concentration
Massey University Massey University
Eligible degree: Bachelor of Food Technology (Honours)
Food Product Technology major
Michigan State University Michigan State University
Eligible Degree and Option: B.S. Food Science
Mississippi State University Mississippi State University
Eligible Degree and Option: Food Science
Nutrition and Health Promotion with concentration in Food Science
North Carolina State University North Carolina State University
Eligible Degree and Option: B.S. Food Science (Science Emphasis)
North Dakota State University North Dakota State University
Eligible Degree and Option: B.S. Food Science
Ohio State University The Ohio State University
Eligible Degree and Option: B.S. Food Science
Oregon State University Oregon State University
Eligible Degree: B.S. Food Science and Technology
Penn State University Pennsylvania State University
Eligible Degree and Option: B.S. Food Science
Purdue University Purdue University
Eligible Degree and Option: B.S. Food Science; B.S. Food Manufacturing Operations
Rutgers University Rutgers University
Eligible Degree and Option: BS in Food Science
Food Science Research Option
San Jose State University San Jose State University
Eligible Degree and Option: B.S. Nutritional Science with a Concentration in Food Science and Technology
Texas A and M Texas A&M University
Eligible Degree: B.S. Food Science and Technology
Tuskegee University Tuskegee University
United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain
Eligible Degree and Option: B.Sc in Food Science and B.Sc. Food Science with Minor
Universidad de las Américas Puebla Universidad de las Américas Puebla
Eligible Degree and Option: B.S. Food Engineering  
Universidad Argentina de la Empresa Universidad Argentina de la Empresa
Eligible Degree: B.S. in Food Technology (Licenciatura en Tecnologia Industrial de los Alimentos)  
University College Cork University College Cork
Eligible Degree and Option: BSc Food Science Option: Food Chemistry and Processing Technology Option
University of Alberta University of Alberta
University of Arkansas University of Arkansas
Eligible Degree and Option: B.S. Food Science Concentration
University of Brawijaya University of Brawijaya
Eligible Degrees: BSc in Agricultural Technology
Major in Food Science and Technology
University of British Columbia University of British Columbia
Eligible Degree and Option: B.Sc. Food
Nutrition & Health
University of California-Davis University of California-Davis
Eligible Degree and Option: B.S. Food Science
University of Delaware University of Delaware
Eligible Degree and Option: B.S. Food Science and Technology
University of Florida University of Florida
Eligible Degree and Option: B.S. Specialization in Food Science
University of Georgia University of Georgia
Eligible Degree: B.S. Agri.
Food Science and Technology
University of Guelph University of Guelph
Eligible Degree and Option: B.Sc. Food Science
University of Idaho University of Idaho/Washington State University
Eligible Degree and Option: B.S. Food Science: Processing emphasis
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois
Eligible Degree: B.S. Food Science and Human Nutrition
Option: Food Science  
University of Kentucky University of Kentucky
Eligible Degree and Option: B.S. Food Science
University of Maine University of Maine
Eligible Degree: B.S. Food Science and Human Nutrition
Option: Food Science
University of Manitoba University of Manitoba
Eligible Degree and Option: B.Sc. Food Science
University of Maryland University of Maryland
Eligible Degree and Option: B.S. Food Science
University of Massachusetts University of Massachusetts
University of Minnesota University of Minnesota
Eligible Degree and Option: B.S. Food Science
University of Missouri-Columbia University of Missouri
Eligible Degree: B.S. Food Science and Nutrition
Option: Science
University of Nebraska-Lincoln University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Eligible Degree: B.S. Food Science and Technology
University of Tennessee University of Tennessee
Eligible Degree and Option: B.S. Food Science
University of Wisconsin-Madison University of Wisconsin-Madison
Eligible Degree: B.S. Food Science
 University of Wisconsin–Stout University of Wisconsin – Stout
Eligible Degree and Option: B.S. Food Science and Technology
Utah State University Utah State University
Eligible Degree: B.S. Nutrition
Dietetics and Food Sciences; Option: Food Science Emphasis
Virginia Tech Virginia Tech
Eligible Degree and Option: B.S. Food Science and Technology; Option: Science 2. Pre-Professional
Washington State University Washington State University/University of Idaho
Eligible Degree: B.S. Food Science
Zhejiang University Zhejiang University
Eligible Degree: B.S in Food Science