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Dietetics Program Costs

The dietetics program follows Clemson University policies and procedures related to costs of attendance. The following websites provide information regarding Clemson University tuition and fees, financial aid, housing and dining, parking and transportation services. Estimated costs to attend Clemson University may be calculated using various tools available through the Student Financial Aid website at http://www.clemson.edu/financial-aid/costs/.

Student Financial Services:    https://www.clemson.edu/finance/student-financials/index.html 

Tuition and Fees:    https://www.clemson.edu/finance/student-financials/tuition-fees/

Student Financial Aid:    http://www.clemson.edu/financial-aid/

Parking & Transportation:    https://www.clemson.edu/campus-life/parking/students/index.html

Housing & Dining:    http://housing.clemson.edu/

Estimated DPD Costs for Full-Time Undergraduate Students

The following table provides estimated DPD costs for full-time undergraduate students as of Fall 2016 (subject to change). Unless indicated, estimated costs are presented as total costs based on concurrent baccalaureate degree and DPD completion in four years without summer coursework. Completion of courses during summer sessions will incur additional expenses. Expenses are dependent on the course load and the college/university where coursework is taken.

 

Resident

Non-Resident

Tuition

$6709 per semester

$16,650 per semester

Academic/University Fees

$450 per semester

$450 per semester

Library Fee

$85

$85

Course Lab Fees1

$2875

$2875

Personal Laptop2

$800 to $2300

$800 to $2300

Scientific Calculator

$15

$15

Course Textbooks3

$4400

$4400

Course Incidentals

(i.e., printing, supplies, etc.)

Variable

Variable

Lab Coat

$25

$25

Safety Goggles

$25

$25

>iClicker remote or >iClicker REEF mobile subscription4

$32 to $80

$32 to $80

Remote Proctoring for Online Course Exams5

$48

$48

University Housing

$5000 to $10000

$5000 to $10000

University Dining

$1190 to $4060

$1190 to $4060

Student Parking Permit

$148

$148

Transportation

Variable

Variable

Immunizations6
(as required and needed)

Variable

Variable

Student Health Insurance7 (optional)

$2210

$2210

Calhoun Honors College Fee (optional)

$500 per year

$500 per year

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Student Membership (optional)

$58 per year

$58 per year

Clemson University Nutrition Club Membership (optional)

$10 per year

$10 per year

The DPD does not require students to purchase professional liability insurance or undergo criminal background checks, health screenings, or drug screenings.

1Lab fees reflect required program courses and do not include electives selected at the student’s discretion. Cost breakdown by course: $100 per course for COMM 1501 or COMM 2501, ENGL 1031, STAT 2301; $125 per course for CH 1011, CH 1021, CH 2270; $200 per course for BIOL 1050 or BIOL 1101, BIOL 1060 or BIOL 1111, BIOL 2221, BIOL 2231, MICR 3051, MICR 4071, FDSC 2011, NUTR 3021, NUTR 4071, NUTR 4241, NUTR 4251.

2For more information on campus student laptop requirements, recommendations, and pricing information, visit the Clemson Computing & Information Technology (CCIT) website at https://ccitbeta.clemson.edu/support/current-students/laptops/ and https://ccitbeta.clemson.edu/support/current-students/laptops/recommended-laptops/.

3Pricing is based on new, unused books. Prices may vary according to distributor and purchasing options (i.e., purchasing or renting used books or e-texts). For more information on textbook purchasing options offered through the Clemson University Bookstore, visit the bookstore's textbook website at http://clemson.bncollege.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/TBWizardView?catalogId=10001&langId=-1&storeId=13558

4For more information on student response system (i.e., >iClicker) purchasing options and pricing, visit the CCIT website at https://www.clemson.edu/ccit/learning_tech/ccit_training/classroom_tech/iclickers/.

5Required for MGT 2010. Pricing is based on $12 per exam x 4 exams.  

6For more information on Clemson University immunization requirements, visit the Immunizations section of the Student Health Services website at http://www.clemson.edu/campus-life/student-health/medical/services-and-departments/immunizations-and-allergy-injections.html.

7For more information on purchasing student health insurance, visit the Insurance and Billing section of the Student Health Services website at http://www.clemson.edu/campus-life/student-health/insurance-and-billing.html.

Costs Associated with Application to Dietetic Internships

During the dietetic internship application process, application fees are assessed at multiple points – during submission of application materials through the centralized application system called DICAS, during ranking of dietetic internship programs through the centralized ranking system called D&D Digital, through separate program application fees in addition to DICAS application fees, and through college and university transcript request fees. Students applying to dietetic internships that offer graduate credit or are combined with a graduate degree should expect to pay additional application and transcript request fees associated with graduate school application. Completion of the GRE® may be required.

DICAS Application Fees:

$ 45.00 1st application + $20 each addition application

D&D Digital Application Fee:

$ 55.00 (one-time fee per application cycle)

DI Program Application Fee:

$ 75.00 (average, varies by program)

Transcript Request Fee:

$   5.00+ per transcript (varies by college/university)

GRE®

$205.00

*The fee schedule is as of Fall 2016 and is subject to change.

Costs Associated with Volunteer Experience

Students who volunteer to participate in on-campus and off-campus learning experiences outside of DPD course requirements may incur additional expenses related to criminal background checks, immunizations, health screening and drug screenings, health insurance, professional liability insurance, automobile insurance, CPR and First Aid certification, ServSafe® certification, uniforms, equipment, transportation, and parking. These requirements and related expenses are at the discretion of the program facilitating student learning and are not under the control of the DPD.

Scholarships and Grants

Information on scholarships and grants available to students through Clemson University, the State of South Carolina, and private donors is available under the Scholarships section of the Student Financial Aid website at http://www.clemson.edu/financial-aid/types/scholarships/.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) Foundation offers a variety of scholarships ranging from $500 to $10,000 to nutrition and dietetics students. Enrollment in a dietetics program or graduate school and membership in the AND are required for almost all scholarships. For more information on AND Foundation scholarships, visit http://www.eatrightfoundation.org/foundation/scholarships/.