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Estimated Program Costs




Dietetic Internship Program Director:

Jane Simmons, MS, RD, LD

Family and Consumer Sciences

1906 College Heights Blvd #11037

Bowling Green, KY  42101-1037

270-745-5224 (phone)

270-745-3999 (fax) (e-mail)

Webmaster: (e-mail)

It is the responsibility of the intern to pay the stated program fees.

  •  The Graduate School at WKU Application Fee   $60
    • (only after being accepted to WKU's DI program)
  • Tuition                                                        $8039.00  (resident rate) for 12 graduate credits $8285.00 (non-resident rate)**
  • WKU application for graduation                 $60
  • *Living expenses                                     $4,000-$6,000
  • TB skin test series                                        $20
  • Student liability insurance                           $35+
  • Background check                                        $50
  • Academy student membership                    $50
  • Parking on campus                                      $20
  • Laboratory coat                                              $50
  • Hepatitis B vaccine (local health dept)  $225 (3 shots @ $75)
  • Books                                                           $200-$300
  • Drug screen                                                  $55
  • Registration, Lodging, Transportation  $250-400 for state dietetic meeting
  • Health insurance                                       $1,554.00 student only (annual rate through WKU Health Services)
  • Immunization fees                                     $70
  • *Transportation costs                            $1500 varies

Estimated Total Expenses                             $18,000-20,000

*Fees may vary depending on the location of the rotation.

** Rate for 2016-2017.

Financial Assistance

Financial aid is available through the University.  For information, please visit:

A limited number of professional scholarships are available through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  Application qualifications and forms are available at the following link:

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 Last Modified 3/9/17