dietetic expenses

Projected expenses involved in the combined Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics/Dietetic Internship (MS/DI) include the following:

Tuition (2023-2024) – $1,028 per credit*
Graduate Application Fee – $35
Academy Student Membership – $58/year
Graduate Registration Fee – $30/semester
Books (year 1) – $100
Computer with Internet Access – Varies**

Internship Year Expenses:
Professional Liability Insurance – No Charge
Lab Coat – $35-50
Background Check and Drug Screen – $90-130
Medical Exam – Varies
Books – $150
Registration Examination Preparation Materials: $270
Registration Examination Fee – $200

Expenses Incurred in Attendance at 4-Day Orientation Program Prior to Internship Year:
Lodging – $400-800 (estimated)
Food – Varies
Transportation to Delaware – Varies

*Tuition increases are officially announced July 1 of each year. Financial aid is available.

**For information about the current University of Delaware recommendations for computer configuration, please visit the Technology page.

Students should fill out the loan application FAFSA as soon as they know that they will need financial aid for the Internship period. Even if you are not sure of the need for financial aid at the time of application, it is recommended that you fill out the FAFSA form. This form will be canceled should you decide that you will not need the financial aid.

Financial aid application instructions can be found here 

The Federal School Code for the University of Delaware is 001431