Program Fees

Fees for the 2021-2022 Year:

DI application fee* $25
DI program fee $12,750
anticipated University fees $385
professional liability insurance $40
background check (through CastleBranch) $125
fingerprinting variable (if required by site)
medical clearance (through CastleBranch) $35
physical exam prior to enrollment variable
additional PPD exam variable
drug testing variable (if required by site)
health insurance variable
off-campus housing per month $600 - $1,200
parking approximately $25/month
lab coat $25
travel to SBU twice (hotel and airfare) - for distance DI students variable
verification of student identity - for distance DI students variable

* only one Dietetic Internship Application fee is assessed per applicant, regardless if apply to on-site AND distance programs

Interns are required to show proof of health insurance.  If students cannot show proof of insurance, they will be billed by the University.  The fees for health insurance are available at

  • Interns are responsible for their own transportation to rotations, which may be at University Hospital or as far as 50 miles away from Stony Brook University (for on-site dietetic interns). Each intern must have his/her own transportation.
  • Students can apply for alternative loans. You can discuss loan options with the Financial Aid Office located in the Health Sciences Center, (631) 444-2111 or email to
  • Bursar web site:
  • Tuition and fees are subject to change.

FINANCIAL AID - Dietetic Internship

 Any questions about financial aid should be directed to Financial Aid in the Office of Student Services (OSS) in the Health Sciences Center by calling 631-444-2111 or by emailing

SCHOLARSHIPS - Dietetic Internship

Stony Brook University does not offer any scholarships for the Dietetic Internship.  There are scholarships through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND). You must be a member of AND to apply to these scholarships.  The deadline for the application is April 23rd.  For more information and the application, visit AND.  All questions regarding these scholarships should be directed to AND.

Stony Brook Dietetic Interns who have won scholarships through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics:

2017-2018:  Christina Tursi, Patsyjane O’Malley Memorial Scholarship

2014-2015:  Andy Lai, Lenna F. Cooper Memorial Scholarship

                   Chelsea Ebrus, LTC Jeanne P. Sanford Memorial Scholarship

2013-2014: Christine Kearney, Mead Johnson Nutrition Scholarship

2012-2013: Laura Arrington, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics