Program Expenses & Online Payment

Anticipated Expenses

Tuition: $12,500 incrementally as follows:

Fall 2022 Match for a February 2023 program start

  1. Acceptance Deposit (non-refundable): $1500 applied toward tuition due at acceptance
  2. Tuition Payment 1: $3666 due November 30, 2022
  3. Tuition Payment 2: $3666 due December 30, 2022
  4. Tuition Payment 3: $3666 Due January 30, 2023

5 Payment plan*This payment plan requires prior approval from LWDI Program Director. Payments of $2200 for five consecutive months beginning 30 days after $1500 acceptance deposit is paid.

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

RD Exam Prep Material: $350

All Access Dietetic Pass the Exam Prep text: $250 (optional but strongly recommended)

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 or the University of North Florida while concurrently enrolled in the LWDI are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.