Program Costs

The Integrated Graduate program costs are outlined below. For estimates of variable program-associated expenses.

Program Costs

Program Application Fee (non-refundable)$45
UW-Madison Document Fee$65
Program Research Fee$1,000
Program Fee (tuition)$14,400 ($24,800 – full MS-CN degree)
Books and supplies$300
Medical, car and rental insurance$700
Professional organization and Affiliate Membership fees AND Membership Required$100
Housing (per month)$1,000
Utilities, phone, etc. (per month)$800
Transportation (per month)$60
Total Estimated Costs:$24,870

Additional information related to program costs:

  • Students can receive a free Metro bus pass. Parking is limited on campus and requires application and payment. Some rotations are off-site and will require transportation outside of the Madison Metro service area. These distances are within a 45-minutedrive. Costs of transportation will vary by student choice.
  • Students are responsible for the cost of their own food.
  • Students are responsible for securing their own health insurance. Proof of health insurance is required prior to the start of the internship. Tuition costs for the program do not include segregated fees. Therefore, access to university health services or health care access to UW Hospitals and Clinics is not provided. Interns are responsible for locating access to affordable health care based on their current insurance plan.
  • Miscellaneous: Registration, travel, housing or eating expenses for attendance at professional meetings
  • Students are employees of the Department of Culinary and Clinical Nutrition Services and may apply for special project work in the facility’s Learning Kitchen, Milk Lab and Catering for additional income.
  • Students are eligible for student loans.