Combined Master's Degree and Dietetic Internship

Estimated Program Cost of the Dietetic Internship

The following is an estimated breakdown of costs for interns enrolled in the Dietetic Internship. Non-resident tuition applies to all interns who are not residents of New Mexico. Living expenses are only an estimate and will vary. Costs are subject to change.

Updated for 2016-2017 Tuition Rates

New Mexico Resident Non-Resident
Application fees and one-time costs
Non-refundable NMSU Dietetic Internship application fee $50 $50
NMSU Graduate Application fee $40 $40
DICAS application fee of $40 if you are only applying to one program - NMSU.
Additional DICAS applications are $20 each.
$40 $40
Fingerprint/Criminal background check (twice) $150 $150
10-Panel Drug Screen $75 $75
CPR with Basic Life Skills $35 $35
Immunizations Variable Variable
University-related costs
Student fees $600 per semester $3,000 $3,000
Total of 45 graduate credits $12,078.00 $36,929.20
Textbooks for 5 semesters $1,300 $1,300
Thesis $168 + Personal Copy $168 + Personal Copy
Student wellness fee $230.10 $230.10
ASNMSU fee $83.40 $83.40
NMSU parking permit for 5 semesters $100 $100
Estimated living expenses
Housing and utilities for 22 months $17,600 $17,600
Health/Medical insurance $1,688 $1,688
Professional liability insurance $50 $50
Clothing for professional components $150 $150
Transportation to supervised practice sites: Sites can be within 130 miles of Las Cruces Variable Variable
Auto insurance Variable Variable
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Affiliate Membership $100 $100
Conferences/workshops $200 $200
TOTAL APPROXIMATE COSTS $39.453.70 $64.304.90