Program Fees and Costs

The fees and costs associated with completing a Dietetics program vary with the program you select. Choose your program of interest below to see detailed breakdowns.

Undergraduate Coordinated Program

As an undergraduate Dietetics major, you can expect tuition to approximate those of other UConn students. In addition, you will be responsible for six credits of summer tuition including university fees (approximately $3,095 for summer 2018). You should also budget for added expenses like uniforms and clinical travel. While on your clinical placements, you are responsible for all additional expenses including transportation to/from your clinical site, housing, and parking fees. These vary based on your clinical site. You are also required to pay full UConn fees and tuition during off-campus clinical experiences. Finally, you should expect to incur additional expenses related to clinical compliance (background checks, drug screenings, immunizations, etc.). See detailed breakdown below. See UConn Financial Aid for details about undergraduate financial aid options that may be available to you.

In-State Out-of-State
Tuition & Fees (per year) $14,730 $38,098
Residence Hall & Board (per year) $12,874 (variable) $12,874 (variable)
6-credit summer externship through non-degree including fees $3,095 (for 2018) $3,095 (for 2018)
Allied Health Sciences Lab Fees per year $50-$75 $50-$75
Malpractice Insurance $20 (approximate cost) $20 (approximate cost)
Lab Coat $20-$40 $20-$40
Name Tag $10  $10
Textbooks (per semester) $300-$700 $300-$700
Physical Exam & Required Lab Tests $100-$200 (varies based on health insurance)  $100-$200 (varies based on health insurance)
Complio Compliance Tracking & Background Check $50 (varies) $50 (varies)
Background Check & Fingerprinting for CT Schools $48 (approximate cost) $48 (approximate cost)
Health Insurance $3,198 (varies based on health plan) $3,198 (varies based on health plan)
Transportation (in first year and fall semester of second year, students may carpool to share expenses; a car is required during spring semester of second year; mileage varies but may be up to 150 miles per week) variable variable
UConn campus parking (see rates) variable variable
Clincal Rotation Site parking (some sites may require fees) variable variable
Fall/Spring CT Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics meetings $58 (approximate cost) $58 (approximate cost)
National Certified Professional Food Manager Exam $28 $28
Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Membership (strongly recommended) $50  $50

**Note: There may be additional clinical compliance-related costs.

Master’s-Level Coordinated Program + MS in Health Promotion Sciences

For the 2018-2019 academic year, typical tuition and fees for full-time enrollment (9+ credits) in UConn graduate programs including the MS in Health Promotion Sciences are listed below. Additionally, you will be responsible for six credits of summer tuition including university fees (approximately $3,095 for summer 2018). You should also budget for added expenses like uniforms and clinical travel. While on your clinical placements, you are responsible for all additional expenses including transportation to/from your clinical site, housing, and parking fees. These vary based on your clinical site. Finally, you should expect to incur additional expenses related to clinical compliance (background checks, drug screenings, immunizations, etc.). See detailed breakdown below. See UConn Financial Aid for details about graduate financial aid options that may be available to you.

In-State Out-of-State
Tuition & Fees per year $17,660 $39,272
Room & Board per year $12,874 (variable) $12,874 (variable)
6-credit summer externship through non-degree including fees $3,095 (for 2018) $3,095 (for 2018)
Allied Health Sciences Lab Fees per year $50-$75 $50-$75
Malpractice Insurance $20 (approximate cost) $20 (approximate cost)
Lab Coat $20-$40 $20-$40
Name Tag $10  $10
Textbooks (per semester) $300-$700 $300-$700
Physical Exam & Required Lab Tests $100-$200 (varies based on health insurance)  $100-$200 (varies based on health insurance)
Complio Compliance Tracking & Background Check $50 (varies) $50 (varies)
Background Check & Fingerprinting for CT Schools $48 (approximate cost) $48 (approximate cost)
Health Insurance $3,198 (varies based on health plan) $3,198 (varies based on health plan)
Transportation (approximately 150 miles per week; carpooling may be available) variable variable
UConn campus parking (see rates) variable variable
Clincal Rotation Site parking (some sites may require fees) variable variable
Fall/Spring CT Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics meetings $58 (approximate cost) $58 (approximate cost)
National Certified Professional Food Manager Exam $28 $28
Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Membership (strongly recommended) $50  $50

**Note: There may be additional clinical compliance-related costs.

Dietetic Internship

As a Dietetic Intern, you will incur a variety of costs related to your enrollment at UConn and to your supervised practice hours at clinical sites. The following is an estimate of anticipated costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Item Estimated Cost
Program Registration Fee $4,938
6 graduate credits - To enhance the learning experience, students in the Dietetic Internship will be required to enroll in six graduate credits through Non-Degree services and will incur an additional expense of $806 per credit plus University fees. These courses will be offered on the Storrs campus. $6,350
Lab Coat $20-$40
Uniform - Beginning fall 2019, Dietetic Interns will be required to wear uniforms for Hartford Hospital in-patient and foodservice rotations. Uniforms will consist of a UConn Dietetics polo shirt, black dress pants (no spandex), and professional black shoes. A long-sleeved white shirt may be worn under the polo shirt and white or black cardigan sweaters may also be worn. TBD
Name Tag $11
Physical Examination & laboratory tests for clinical compliance $100-$200 (cost varies based on personal health insurance coverage)
Professional Liability Insurance (billed by UConn) $20
Health Insurance (varies depending on policy and coverage) $3,200
Textbooks and Reference Books $200-$400
Transportation (approximately 100 miles per week) variable
UConn commuter parking permit $122-$244 (cost varies depending on options chosen)
Parking near Hartford Hospital $75 per month
Off-Campus Housing (not provided) $7,000 (cost varies depending on location and type of housing selected)
Off-Campus Board (not provided) $2,000
Internship Application Fee $70
Clinical Compliance Tracking & Background Checks $55
Fall/Spring Connecticut Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Meetings $55
Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Membership (strongly encouraged) $58

Additionally, Dietetic Interns are required to have a calculator, computer, and access to the Internet. Undergraduate textbooks should be used as reference materials.