The Nutritional Science Department belongs to the College of Human Ecology . Eight full-time teachers are on the faculty, along with more than 20 part-time instructors. Three full-time teaching assistants, one secretary, several research assistants, around 250 undergraduate students and over 30 graduate students comprise the department.
The department occupies considerable space and has a complete range of modern facilities for teaching and research, having one buildings which are home to faculty offices and research labs, animal center, instrument rooms, nutrition lab, biochemistry lab, food preparation lab, cell culture room, training restaurant, and library, etc.
The scientific instruments and facilities here are excellent, top in the nation, for both teaching and research. Equipment is continually being updated or replaced to maintain state-of-the-art standards and provide support for top-quality research.