Program Cost

Estimated program expenses for 2020-2021*

Program Expense Amount
Program Application (Application to UAA Dietetic Graduate School  $75
Electronic transcript submission to DI director showing final conferral of undergraduate degree in dietetics, prior to program start date, even if graduating from UAA $12

Resident Tuition (15 graduate credits at $489/credit hour; may increase)

Graduate Student Fees $1,608
Dietetic Internship Lab Fee for Academic year $118 
State of Alaska Background Check (including fingerprinting) $100
Drug Screening $200
Immunizations $250
CPR and ServSafe training $350
Textbooks, notebooks and supplies $400
Airplane Ticket to/from rural Alaska Community (Juneau, Kodiak, Kotzebue, Nome, Haines, or Sitka) $450
Rural rotation housing $1,500
Health Insurance (required) for the academic year $1,000
UAA Graduation Fee $50

Additional Costs

Costs Amount
Room and Board (per UAA website for graduate student off-campus) $13,926
Transportation (per UAA website for graduate student off-campus) $1,998
The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Student Membership (one year) $58
Registration Exam for Dietitians $200
Total of All Expenses $29,630

* Estimated costs are subject to change without notice.  

For information about financial aid and loan deferments contact the UAA Financial Aid office.

For information about scholarships see the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation (