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Nutrition and Dietetics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
New Haven, CT, United States
The University of New Haven’s nutrition and dietetics major is designed for individuals who believe in the important role proper nutrition plays in being health and fit and who want to turn this passion into a career motivating others to improve their eating habits.


Our Nutrition and Dietetics program provides a science-based, healthcare-oriented approach to food and nutrition that is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

You’ll become a sought-after and in-demand expert in this field by:
  • Gaining hands-on experience through an internship at a health and wellness facility, food service operation or community program
  • Studying sports and community nutrition
  • Taking courses in chemistry, communication and biology
  • Preparing to take examinations required to be a registered dietetic technician (DTR) or registered dietitian (RD)
  • Having the opportunity to join the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as a student member, as well as the University’s Nutrition and Dietetics Club

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sports Nutrition
  • Food, Nutrition, and Culture
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Community Nutrition

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

All first year candidates for undergraduate admission must submit the following:

  • Common Application online
  • $50 Application Fee
  • 250-650 Word Personal Essay (If you have entered a personal essay on the Common App, this is the only personal essay that you need to provide to us.)
  • Official High School Transcript
  • At least 1 Letter of Recommendation from an Academic Source
  • Official SAT or ACT Scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37870 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37870 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New Haven

  • 1380 - 2110 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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