Costs associated with the program include:

  • An estimate of the fees are located in the DI application packet
  • University tuition and fees (quarterly)
  • Your expenses can also be calculated using the online calculator
  • Books and resources (will vary by student based on student’s personal library)
  • Travel to facilities, to campus, and to district and state dietetic association meetings
  • Physical examination, including Hepatitis B vaccinations and TB tests and other facility required health documentation
  • Criminal background check and drug/alcohol screening
  • RD exam preparation course (approximately $400)
  • Computer with a camera to complete coursework and testing, along with access to a reliable internet connection. Costs vary based on location, type of service, and computer selected.

Louisiana Tech University Dietetic Interns are eligible for financial aid as a full-time graduate student. Interns must be admitted unconditionally to the University and maintain a 3.0 GPA or above in order to receive financial aid.

Check the Louisiana Tech University financial aid website for more information.

Remember to check with your state and national organizations for scholarships while applying for DICAS.

Scholarship opportunities are available to Louisiana Tech University Dietetic Interns.  Please contact the Dietetic Internship Director for more information.

Cost of Attendance

The Cost of Attendance calculator provides an estimate of the costs associated with attending Louisiana Tech University.  The elements associated with the Cost of Attendance include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Tuition and Fees
  • Books, Course Material, Supplies, and Equipment
  • Transportation
  • Miscellaneous Personal Expenses
  • Living Expenses (Food and Housing)

To calculate your estimated Cost of Attendance, click here to be taken to our Cost of Attendance calculator.