WKU Information for:
First apply to WKU, then apply to Nutrition & Dietetics
Nutrition & Dietetics Specific Links:
- Nutrition and Dietetics
- Admission Requirements
- Admission Application for Nutrition & Dietetics
- Dietetic Internship
- Nutrition & Dietetics Student Handbook
- Nutrition & Dietetics Faculty
- Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management
For admission into the dietetics program at Western Kentucky University, students must be admitted to Western Kentucky University as a degree-seeking student and must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 on at least 30 college credit hours.
Specific courses, including human nutrition (HMD111), anatomy and physiology (BIOL 131), college algebra (MATH 116), and chemistry (CHEM 105), should be a part of these 30 credit hours. A minimum grade of "C" is required for these pre-admission courses (HMD 111, BIOL 131, MATH 116, CHEM 105)
A composite ACT of 20 or SAT (critical reading + math) of 950 is also needed for program admission.
For students admitted to WKU (degree seeking) prior to Fall 2009 and able to complete requirements within 7 years of original admission to WKU, admission requirements include: admission to Western Kentucky University and a minimum G.P.A. of 2.7 on at least 24 credit hours. Specific courses, including human nutrition (HMD111), food science (CFS 151) and chemistry (CHEM 105), should be a part of these 24 credit hours.