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Certificate of Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD)

Program Costs

If you are enrolled in the DPD Certificate you are charged undergraduate tuition and fees. 

For the 2017/2018 academic year, tuition and fees for an Ohio resident enrolled full-time in the DPD Certificate is $11,000.  Out-of-state full-time tuition and fees are $26,334 for the 2017/2018 academic year. 

Total cost for tuition and fees will vary depending on the length of time required for ​you to complete the program and whether you attend full or part time. 

The maximum expected tuition and fees for a full-time student at current rates would be $22,000 for an Ohio resident and $​52,668 for an out-of state student if 2 years were required to complete the program.  Some non-Ohio residents may qualify for reciprocity or metropolitan tuition rates based on the program in which they are enrolled.  Additional information on tuition and fees can be found here.

Housing and meal plan (room and board) rates are not included in tuition and fees and vary depending on accommodations and level of meal plan.  The maximum annual academic year costs for room and board is $1​3,050.  Additional information on costs of room and board options can be found here.

The typical costs for books and supplies required in the DPD Certificate average $​2,000 per year.  Total costs for books and supplies in the program vary depending on the number and type of courses the student is required to complete after courses from previous degrees are accepted for transfer.


Contact Us

Department of Nutritional Sciences
3202 Eden Avenue
ML 0394
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0394
Phone: 513-558-7503
Fax: 513-558 -7500
Email: ​

More Information

For more information on the program, please contact:

Lindsey Mills, MS, RD

College of Allied Health Sciences 
Nutritional Sciences
University of Cincinnati
3202 Eden Ave.
Cincinnati, Oh 45267-0394

Phone: (513)558-7506


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