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Anticipated Expenses

Application fee (non-refundable): $50

Tuition: $12,500 incrementally as follows:

Fall 2020 Match

  1. Acceptance Deposit (non-refundable): $1500 applied toward tuition due at acceptance
  2. Tuition payment 1: $5500 due December 1, 2020
  3. Tuition payment 2: $5500 due January 15, 2021

Spring 2021 Match

  1. Acceptance Deposit (non-refundable): $1500 applied toward tuition due at acceptance
  2. Tuition Payment 1: $5500 due May 1, 2021
  3. Tuition Payment 2: $5500 due June 15, 2021

The following list includes additional fees and costs that an intern may incur over the course of the internship. Please note that some of these costs are subject to change.

Technology requirements: $1500 if new equipment is required

Liability Insurance: paid by LW

Health Insurance: approximately $200 per month

Automobile insurance: approximately $125 per month

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Student Membership: $50

Background Check: $75 if practice site requires

Books & Supplies: $200

RD Exam Prep Material: $250

LWDI is not an academic program and does not offer financial aid. No federal grants or other aid are available at LWDI. Prospective interns may find scholarship and financial aid opportunities through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  Interns may be eligible to obtain loan deferment for student loans while enrolled in the program.

Interns opting to pursue the Master of Science degree with the University of Southern Mississippi while concurrently enrolled in the LWDI are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.