Food Studies

A new Food Studies Associate Degree Program is being launched at Hostos Community College. This new and innovative curriculum includes four tracks of study: Food Policy, Social Issues in Food, Health & Nutrition, and Environment & Sustainability. To learn more about this initiative, please read The New York Times article published on January 28, 2015 "Hostos College in Bronx to Offer a Food Studies Program", which highlighted the program’s goals and objectives.

If you are a current or prospective student who would like more information about the Hostos Food Studies Program, please fill out the questionnaire below.

In the meantime, if you have not applied to the College we strongly recommend that you file the CUNY Online Application at and select Liberal Arts (1437) as your intended major.

If you have any more questions, please reach out to Rafael Quiles, Senior Admissions Advisor, at 718-319-7903 or email:

We are extremely excited about this program’s potential.

Come build a healthy future at Hostos.

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