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CP: Estimated Costs

Estimated Costs

  Total cost for students beginning from first year status (includes time in program starting at Junior year) Total cost for students beginning from second year status (includes only graduate coursework and supervised practice)
Tuition and Fees

Year 1 (including summer) = $30,570

Year 2 (including summer) = $27,100

Final year (summer semester only) = $3,200

Total estimated cost: $60,870

Graduation Fee $150 ($75 for B.S. + $75 for M.A.) $75
Additional Course Fees (covers cost of lab fees, RDN exam study materials, and electronic student tracking tool) $1530 $1110
Textbooks and Reference Materials** $1600 $800
Professional Liability Insurance $39 $26
Physical Examination, Immunizations (MMR, Chicken pox, Hepatitis A, annual Flu) and annual two-step TB test*** $200 (estimated, depends on individual needs insurance plan) $200 (estimated, depends on individual needs insurance plan)
Background Check and Drug screen $120 $120
ServSafe® or similar food protection certification (if not currently certified)



Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Student Membership $58/year $58/year
St. Louis District Student Membership $10/year $10/year
Parking  $90/semester; $150/academic year $90/semester; $150/academic year

*For information about refund of tuition and fees and/or program withdrawal, refer to the Academic Policies and Regulations in the online Fontbonne University 201920 Catalog. [ACEND Guideline 10.2.p.].

Financial Aid information can be found online here.

** Reliable computer and internet access are required

***Additional immunizations and/or screens may be required by site.

Financial Aid

Financial aid and loan deferments are available throughout the student’s time in the program. Eligibility for aid, loans, and scholarships varies. Please visit the Financial Aid Department webpage to learn more.


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