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Master of Science in Human Nutrition and Dietetics

Where Experiential Learning and Advanced Education Meet


Tuition, Fees & Financial Aid

Proposed Tuition & Fees

The proposed tuition for the MS in Human Nutrition and Dietetics is $550/credit hour for residents and $650/credit hour for non-residents. Proposed tuition and fee schedules are outlined below.

Financial Aid

Financial aid information can be found on the MSU Denver Financial Aid website.

Tuition Table

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships helps students and their families finance an MSU Denver education. From applying for aid to managing unmet cost, the financial aid office provides guidance, resources and advice at every step along the way. All financial aid funds can be used for educational expenses, including living expenses, while a student is attending college. In order to receive financial aid, graduate students will need to provide information to the federal government via the FAFSA.

Students must complete a current FAFSA application to be considered for scholarships from MSU Denver and the Department of Nutrition as well as Graduate Assistant positions. Completing a FAFSA application does not require a student to accept any or all loans offered.


Scholarships & Assistantships

Department of Nutrition Scholarships

The Department of Nutrition awards scholarships to graduate students annually. Eligibility requirements include: being enrolled in a master’s program in the Department of Nutrition, completion of at least 10 graduate credit hours at MSU Denver, a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative graduate GPA, completion of a FAFSA (financial need may be considered). Details concerning this scholarship are emailed to all enrolled graduate students when the scholarship application cycle approaches.

POHA-Denver Diversify Nutrition Grant Scholarships & Stipends

The Post-baccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans grant housed within the Department of Nutrition offers students enrolled in a nutrition graduate program the opportunity to apply for an annual $5,000 POHA-Denver Diversify Nutrition scholarship or stipend. More information can be found on the POHA-Denver Diversify Nutrition Grant website.

Financial Aid Scholarships

General scholarships are available through the Financial Aid office scholarship application. Students are encouraged to apply for these scholarships annually.

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Scholarships

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation offers scholarships to assist students in their academic endeavors. Foundation scholarship applications open in March and close in April each year. Students must be members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to apply.

Department of Nutrition Graduate Assistantships

The Department of nutrition opens applications for work-study and non-work-study graduate assistant positions every spring for the following academic year. All current and new graduate students will receive an email concerning this application process in the spring of each academic year. Applications are accepted once annually in the spring. Assistantship positions can include either Teaching Assistantships or Research Assistantships within the Department of Nutrition. For questions about graduate assistantships, contact gradnutrition@msudenver.edu.


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