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Program Costs

The current cost for tuition and university fees based on 15 credits hours per semester is $4,993.40 (resident) and $11,122.40 (non-resident).  In addition to your Undergraduate Tuition and Fees at UNC, additional BS Dietetics program expenses may include:

Dietetics Program Course Fees

FND 310L – Introduction to Foods Laboratory - $65
FND 320L – Nutrition Applications in Foodservice Laboratory - $30
FND 430L – Nutrition Assessment and Intervention Laboratory - $30
FND 431L - Medical Nutrition Intervention Laboratory - $10
FND 446L – Foodservice Systems Management Laboratory - $30

Additional Dietetics Program Expenses

Transportation expenses should be expected for attendance at professional meetings and for experiential learning in the following courses:

  • FND 320 – Nutrition Applications in Foodservice
  • FND 431 – Medical Nutrition Intervention Lab
  • FND 410 – Professional Development Seminar
  • FND 446 – Foodservice Systems Management
  • FND 452 – Community Nutrition

Experiential learning could include costs for professional liability insurance ($30-50), drug testing ($35-50) and/or criminal background checks ($50-100), if required by learning sites. Students may also need to update their immunization records, available at no charge through the UNC Student Health Center. Note: UNC requires all undergraduate students enrolled for 9 credits or more to be enrolled in the UNC Student Health Insurance Plan. This requirement can be waived if proof of comparable personal health insurance is provided.

Individual course materials, i.e. presentation posters ($5-40), textbooks and educational software ($400-600 per semester), and copying costs ($0-50 per semester) should be expected.

Membership fees recommended for the program include:

  • The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics ($50 student rate per year)
  • The Northern Colorado Dietetic Association ($15 student rate per year)
  • The Student Nutrition and Dietetics Association ($10 per year)