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Dietetic Internship

Theresa O'Reilly, MS, RDN
Henderson Hall 146A

Phone: (973) 290-4126
toreilly@steu.edu

Tuition, Cost and Financial Aid

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Tuition and Fees

The following program costs are projected for the 2021-2022 academic year for full-time interns. Costs are estimated based on present tuition. Tuition is generally published in April prior to enrollment.

Tuition (19 credits/year) Estimated Annual Cost Commuter
$1,001 per credit $19,019 $38,038
Room and Board $650 $1,300
Mandatory Accident Insurance $89 $178
Program Fee (Review/Professional Practice Participation/Supervised Practice Year Only)   $500
Total $19,758 $40,016

Additional Costs

Interns should budget for additional program-related expenses, which include the following:

  • Lab Coats – $50.00 (approximately)
  • Textbooks and Supplies – $200.00 to $500.00
  • Physical Examination and Tests – Variable
  • Criminal Background Search (approx.) – $60.00 to $250.00
  • Health Insurance – $200.00 to $250.00
  • Travel – Variable

Required textbooks for the Dietetic Internship are primarily those utilized during your undergraduate program. Additional texts may be required for the M.S. in Nutrition coursework. Interns are required to be student members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and obtain subscriptions to the Nutrition Care Manual and other online resources.

Health Insurance estimate refers to Student Health Insurance purchased through the University’s affiliate.

Interns are responsible for the cost of their own transportation including insurance, housing, parking fees, and meals. These costs may vary depending upon living arrangements, length of commute, and supervised practice site arrangements.

Note: Saint Elizabeth University reserves the right to make changes in the tuition and fee structure as needed.


Financial Aid

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics provides scholarships to students applying to dietetic internships. Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis. Applications for scholarships should be requested from The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation.

Applicants are encouraged to seek additional sources of scholarship funding. In addition, interns may contact the financial aid office for further assistance regarding funding options.