Tuition & Financial Aid

Information on the program's tuition and fees may be accessed through the Registrar's Office. Tuition is assessed on a per credit basis. Rates are calculated annually and are subject to change. 

Tuition Estimate

The following is an example tuition estimate for a student in the Dietetic Internship Program using the rate of $736 per credit from the 2015-2016 Academic Year Fee Book. Credits listed are the minimum required; MS/DI students will take on more credits, and DI students may elect to take additional credits. This estimate does not include costs for major medical and dental insurance, housing, transportation, books, living expenses, or costs incurred as a part of supervised practice rotations. Rates for tuition and fees change each year.

*Estimate only. Actual amounts will vary

Please see the GPHN Student Handbook for a more comprehensive breakdown of estimated costs. Actual amounts will very.


Financial Aid

All students enrolled in the Graduate Programs in Human Nutrition (including the Dietetic Internship program) are eligible to apply for financial aid. More information and application details are available at the Office of Student Financial Aid website.



Students enrolled in the combined MS/DI program and placed at the VA Portland Health Care System for their primary placement site may receive a stipend for the first year of the program. The ability to offer the stipend is negotiated on an annual basis. Stipends are currently not available to students placed at any other supervised practice sites affiliated with the program.



Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) Training Grant

Leadership Training Program in Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Nutrition



Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation

Diversity Scholarships - compiled by the Center for Diversity and Inclusion

Promising Scholar Award: These awards are made to outstanding students that show great potential to contribute to the intellectual richness and diversity of the OHSU student community. This award, $1000 to cover relocation expenses funded by the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, is for accepted incoming students only and recipients must be nominated by the OHSU School of Medicine Graduate Studies Director. Number of awards given each year is limited. If you believe you qualify as a promising scholar, please do two things: 

    1. Visit and connect with the Center for Diversity and Inclusion while on campus
    2. After acceptance into one of our programs, please notify us, with a brief description of why you believe you should receive the award, so that we can recommend your name to the SOM Graduate Studies Director