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 2019). 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.

 Item In-State Out-of-State
Tuition & Fees  $17,834  $40,502
Residence Hall (average) & Board  $13,258 $13,258
Summer Externship though nondegree. Fee schedule check https://summersession.uconn.edu/dates-fees/ (fee 2020) $3,545 $3,545
Malpractice Insurance, Annual ~$20 ~$20
Lab Coat (average) $20-40 $20-40
Name Tag $10 $10
Textbooks (per semester) $300-$700 $300-$700
Physical Exam and Lab Tests (varies based on health insurance) $200-300 $200-300
Health Insurance $3,198 $3,198
Criminal Background Check & Fingerprinting for CT schools ~$48 ~$48
Complio tracking and background check* ~$50 ~$50
Transportation Transportation (In first year and fall semester of the second year, students may carpool and share expenses but during spring of the second year a car is needed. Mileage varies but may be up to 150 miles per week.) Variable Variable
Campus Parking  (https://park.uconn.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/2304/2019/05/2019.20-Permit-Price-Sheet-Web-Content-01.02.20.pdf) Variable Variable
Parking at sites (some site may require fees) Variable Variable
Fall/Spring CT Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics meeting ~$50 ~$50
National Certified Professional Food Manager Exam $28 $28
Strongly Recommended:  Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics $58 $58

*There may be additional clinical compliance-related costs.

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

For the 2019-2020 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 2019). 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.

Item In-State Out-of-State Regional
Tuition & Fees/Year*  $19,664 $41,576  $30,560
Room & Board/Year (variable)* $13,258 $13,258 $13,258
Summer Externship though nondegree. Fee schedule link https://summersession.uconn.edu/dates-fees/ (fee 2020) $3,545 $3,545 $3,545
Malpractice Insurance ~$20 ~$20 ~$20
Lab Coat $20-$40 $20-$40 $20-$40
Name Tag $10 $10 $10
Textbooks (per semester) $300-$700 $300-$700 $300-$700
Physical Exam & Lab Tests (varies based upon health insurance) $100-200 $100-200 $100-200
Criminal Background Check & Fingerprinting for CT schools ~$48 ~$48 ~$48
Complio tracking and background check* ~$50 ~$50 ~$50
Health Insurance $3,198 $3,198 $3,198
Transportation (~150 miles/week may be able to carpool) Variable Variable Variable
Campus Parking  (https://park.uconn.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/2304/2019/05/2019.20-Permit-Price-Sheet-Web-Content-01.02.20.pdf) Variable Variable Variable
Parking at sites (some site may require fees) Variable Variable Variable
Fall/Spring CT Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics meeting ~$58 ~$58 ~$58
National Certified Professional Food Manager Exam $28 $28 $28
Strongly Recommended:  Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics $50 $50 $50

*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 2020-2021 academic year.

Item Estimated cost
Program Registration Fee $4,938
To enhance the learning experience, students in the Dietetic Internship will be required to enroll in 6 graduate credits through Non-Degree Services and will incur an additional expense of $806/credit plus additional University fees.   These classes will be offered on the Storrs campus. $6,350
Name tag $11
Physical examination & lab tests (Varies based upon personal health insurance) $100-$200
Health Insurance  (Varies depending on policy & coverage) $3,200
Textbooks & references $200-$400
Transportation (Approximately 100 miles per week) Variable
University of Connecticut commuter parking permit $122-$244
Parking near Hartford Hospital $75 per month
Complio Tracking & Background Services (varies depending on number of states lived in) ~$55
Off-campus housing (Varies dependent upon location) $7,000
Off-campus board (Not provided) $2,000
Internship application fee $70
Fall/Spring CT Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics meeting ~$100
Strongly recommended: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics membership $58

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