Tuition costs are a reality of post-secondary education, but it’s important not to be discouraged. If your top school is financially out of reach, your second or third choice may serve your future just as well. To help you find the program — and school — that’s right for you, we’ve rounded up typical tuition costs for dietetics degrees. Here’s the range:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 9,520 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

13% above average compared to other degrees

$ 22,740 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

13% above average compared to other degrees

$ 29,077 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

10% below average compared to other degrees

What do dietetics graduates earn?

Dietetics students make an average of $42,681 per year after graduation. This is 36% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 42,681 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 7% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular dietetics schools in the US

There are 264 schools in the US that offer a dietetics degree. The dietetics schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are California State University-Long Beach, San Diego State University and Purdue University-Main Campus. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in dietetics per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
California State University-Long Beach$6,730
San Diego State University$7,460
Purdue University-Main Campus$9,992
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo$9,432
Ohio State University-Main Campus$10,592
University of Washington-Seattle Campus$10,974
The University of Alabama$10,780
California State University-Los Angeles$6,639
Michigan State University$14,460
Florida State University$5,656

Top US schools for a dietetics degree

The following chart lists the most prestigious schools offering dietetics degrees, along with their average acceptance rate and tuition costs:

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
College of the Ozarks13%$19,130
California State University-Long Beach28%$6,730
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo35%$9,432
CUNY Lehman College35%$7,010
San Diego State University35%$7,460
Western Carolina University39%$6,897
Texas Christian University41%$44,760
University of Florida42%$6,381
CUNY Queens College43%$7,138
University of Maryland-College Park45%$10,399

Cheapest US schools for a dietetics degree

Of the schools in the US that offer a dietetics degree, the following have the lowest tuition costs:

School NameTuition
Central Arizona College$2,580
Arizona Western College$2,660
Truckee Meadows Community College$3,075
Black River Technical College$3,120
Dodge City Community College$3,270
Northeast Community College$3,405
Barton County Community College$3,456
Sinclair Community College$3,674
Stark State College$3,686
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College$3,825

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