2020-2021 Academic YearGraduate CreditsTuition
Onsite Program24 @ $670 per credit$16,080
Distance Program24 @ $490 per credit$11,760

Interns also have incidental expenses including but not limited to: attending August orientation, required textbooks, lab coat, professional memberships (national and local affiliation) professional liability insurance, personal health insurance (available through Russell Sage College if needed) physical exam and immunizations, criminal background check, drug screening, travel to and from supervised practice sites, travel costs for various field trips, office supplies, relocation and housing. Interns should also budget for exam study materials.


2020-2021 Estimated Costs
Russell Sage College Health Insurance$2,471/annually
Troy Campus Housing (optional)$3,215/semester
Academy Membership$58
Local Dietetic Association$10
Liability Insurance$22
Background Check, Fingerprinting & Drug Screening (if required)$150
Lab Coat$10-30
Required Textbooks (recommended texts not included)$380
RD Exam Study Materials (varies)$250-400

As full-time and part-time graduate students, all dietetic interns are eligible to apply for financial aid. Applicants are encouraged to contact our Financial Aid office directly with questions. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ website includes scholarship information at