Family and Consumer Sciences

Estimated Program Expenses

For information concern tuition and fees, visit the Bursar and Loan Administration



Housing – Student lives at home, with friends or relatives, in a graduate dormitory, in shared apartment $0.00 to $7,890
Meals – Meal range from complimentary to reduced cost to full price depending on rotational experience $1,360 to $3,820
Required Background Screening - Each intern is required to complete a background screen using CertifiedBackground.com prior to starting the supervised practice rotations.
$45.00

Supplies, transportation, misc. items

      • Health, liability, vehicle insurance
      • Care and maintenance of vehicle
      • Physical examination including update inoculations,
        tetanus, TB skin test and Hepatitis B series
      • Laboratory coats, calculators, reference materials
      • Fee for Criminal Background Check required at some facilities
      • Fee for Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
$1,957 to $2,730
Attendance at Professional Meetings - including a 3 day RD Exam Review Workshop ($400) during Evaluation Week $50.00 to $625.00
Professional Affiliate Memberships $50.00

Expenses and Financial Aid

Program expenses include tuition for graduate credit, transportation, professional attire, premiums for liability and health insurance, and other expenses listed above. Financial aid is available to qualified students through the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid. Types of aid available are grants, scholarships, fee waivers, loans that must be repaid after graduation, and employment. Graduate assistantships may also be available to qualified graduate students.

Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Applied Technology Building, Room 150
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone: 765-285-5931
Fax: 765-285-2314
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