Graduate Nutrition and Dietetics

Estimated Program Expenses

For more information concerning tuition and fees, visit the Bursar and Loan Administration website.

Costs range from $3,462 - $15,160.

Housing: Student lives at home, with friends or relatives, in a graduate residence hall, or in shared apartment. $0 to
$7,890
Meals: Meals 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

Supplies, Transportation, and Miscellaneous Items:

  • Health, liability, vehicle insurance
  • Care and maintenance of vehicle
  • Physical examination including TB skin test, screening for Hepatitis B series, and updated inoculations, such as tetanus
  • 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: This includes a 3-day RD exam review workshop ($400) during evaluation week. $50 to
$625
Professional Affiliate Memberships $50

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available to qualified students through the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid. Types of aid include grants, scholarships, fee waivers, and loans that must be repaid after graduation.

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