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Tuition and Fees for Dietetic Internship Certificate Program

All tuition and fees are determined by the City University of New York (CUNY) Board of Trustees and are subject to change without notice. Updated tuition rates and fees can be found at:

In-state tuition = $5,640;  Out-of-state tuition=$10,260

Additional mandatory CUNY fees: CUNY technology fee: $125; Consolidated fee: $30; Student activity fee: $24; Student Senate fee: $2.90

Students are enrolled in the Dietetic Internship Certificate Program are registered for 6 credits per semester. Although the student is considered full-time by the Dietetic Internship Program, the student is considered part-time by the registrar for calculation of tuition and do not qualify for financial aid.

Dietetic Interns who require proof that they are enrolled in a full-time program can request a letter of full-time status from the Dietetic Internship Director.

Students must pay tuition and fees in full at the time of registration. Without full payment students will not be considered registered and will not be admitted to class.


Tuition and Fees for MS-DI Program

MS-DIs may enroll as full-time or part-time graduate students in Department of Nutrition and Public Health depending on the number of credits registered for each semester (minimum of 6 credits per semester for DI)

If registered for 12 or more credits per semester, Full-time tuition NY State resident: $11,090 or Full-time out-of-state: $25,650

If registered for less than 12 credits per semester, Part-time tuition: $470 per credit NY State resident = $5,640 or $855 per credit out-of-state = $10,260

Additional mandatory annual CUNY fees: CUNY technology fee: $125 part-time or $300 full-time; Consolidated fee: $30; Student activity fee: $24; Student Senate fee: $2.90

Students must pay tuition and fees in full at the time of registration.  Without full payment students will not be considered registered and will not be admitted to class.


Other Dietetic Internship-Related Costs (estimated)

Please note that there are costs associated with onboarding for rotations, which may include fingerprinting, criminal background checks, and various health checks. The costs depend on the individual rotation sites. We have no control over their demands, but aim to choose sites that cover the charges for onboarding costs. We estimate a total of $300.

Books ~$400; you will likely use textbooks from your DPD program as well

Transportation (NYC Metrocard) ~$1200 (or ~$32 per week; students are responsible for their own transportation to and from assigned sites; whenever possible, practice sites have been selected which are easily accessible by public transportation)

Professional Liability Insurance ~$35-$50

DI-related Incidentals ~$75

AND Intern Membership $58

Conferences and meetings (costs for events vary) ~$100

Cost of living in NYC, very rough estimate

Housing ~$12,000/ year + utilities; most landlords also expect first and last month's rent

Food (meals are the responsibility of the interns) ~$3,400

Health insurance (highly variable)

Other cost of living incidentals (entertainment, apparel, etc.) ~$2,700



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