Financial Information

Each intern will receive a stipend of $13,000 (before taxes) over the 49 weeks of the supervised practice experience. The stipend is processed through the hospital's payroll system and a portion of it is received every two weeks via direct deposit.

In addition to the stipend, each student receives a dollar amount for cafeteria meals during the supervised practice experience.

Estimated Expenses (2018-19):

  1. Graduate school application fee (due after matched to the program): $50
  2. Tuition: $1,882/per credit hour; Total tuition: $56,460
  3. Health fee: $1,087/semester (will be waived if student has alternate medical insurance)
  4. Activity fee: $18/semester
  5. Housing: Estimated at $650-950/mo.
  6. Books: $350
  7. UH Cleveland Medical Center parking: $50-70/month. Transportation is mandatory for traveling to work, classes and off-site experiences.
  8. Greater Cleveland Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics student membership dues: $15
  9. Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics student membership dues: $58

Student Health Services

According to Case Western Reserve University policy, all students are required to either have personal health insurance or to purchase health insurance through the University. Dietetic interns may utilize health and support services at Case Western Reserve University, including counseling services and mental health services. See the Case Western Reserve University General Bulletin for details.


Housing arrangements are the responsibility of the student. Case Western Reserve University does not offer on-campus housing for graduate school students. Information can be obtained through Case Western Reserve Housing, Residence Life & Greek Life / Graduate Housing (216-368-3780).

Scholarships/Student Loans

Dietetic interns are categorized by Case Western Reserve University as full-time students and are eligible to apply for scholarships, fellowships and loans from any source for any part of the program. Some tuition assistance from Case Western Reserve University may be available for the final semester of study. Scholarships and fellowships are available for interns or graduate students through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation.

For additional information regarding scholarship eligibility or to obtain an application, visit the ACEND website.