Master of Science in Nutrition and Nutrigenomics - Costs and Financial Aid


Cost of Attendance

The cost of attendance is designed to provide students with an accurate projection of reasonable cost associated with attending Manchester University. The cost of attendance reflects reasonable cost that a typical student with a modest lifestyle may incur to attend the University. The cost of attendance does not represent a student’s actual charges/experience. The exact cost will vary based on:

  • Enrollment status
  • Housing/meal choices and other lifestyle expenses
  • Preceptor/Facility requirements

    MSNGx Online Tuition

    Tuition Per Credit Hour*$800  

    Estimated Student Costs

    Application Fee $50 
    Transcripts $0-24
    Technology Fee $1516
    Criminal Background Check/Drug Screening $120
    Experiential Site Required Attire
    Varies depending on site, estimated $50-100 
    Books Estimated total = $1000.00
    Computer/LaptopStudents must have a computer or laptop that meets technology requirements prior to the start of courses. (A new computer or laptop is not required) 
    Travel to and from Supervised Experiential Learning Sites Varies based on choice of residence and SEL sites. 30-100 mile roundtrip commute may cost $115-$385/month. Cost of commuting can be estimated at
    BLS Certification 
    Student Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Membership $58/year
    CDR Exam Fee $200 
    Automotive Insurance (varies based on state requirements, coverage, driving history, etc.) $531 (National average annual cost of minimum coverage)
    Medical Exam/Immunizations Cost varies per health insurance coverage 
    Living Expenses (housing, food, car, etc)Costs will vary depending on student location and choice of housing. Cost of living can be estimated at
    *Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice.

    Resources Provided by the Program:
    Professional Liability Insurance 
    HIPAA Training
    Bloodborne Pathogens Training 
    eNCPT Subscription 
    EHRGo Subscription 

    Health Insurance
    Proof of health insurance is required for entry into and progression through the MSNGx Program as part of the supervised experiential learning component. Though not included in the cost of attendance figures above, students should budget for health insurance coverage. Based on a student survey from February 2015, the average cost of health insurance for Manchester students was $2,000/year. Health insurance is not offered through the University; students are directed to the Healthcare Marketplace for health insurance options.

    Discretionary Costs: Optional Elective NUTR 615 NGx Lab

    Lab Fees$500
    Travel to Fort Wayne CampusVaries depending on distance and mode of travel
    Housing in Fort Wayne for 1 weekVaries depending on the need:
      Hilton Garden Inn Fort Wayne North - $129 / night
      Home2 Suites by Hilton Fort Wayne North - $119 / night
      Hampton Inn Fort Wayne / Dupont Road - $89 / night
      Comfort Suites - $79 / night
    Meals for 1 week
    Varies depending on preferences

Financial Aid and Loans

Availability of financial aid and loan deferments (federal or private), scholarships, stipends and other monetary support will also be found on the Student Financial Services website.

Scholarship Opportunities

  • The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation offers several scholarship opportunities.

  • State and Regional Affiliates of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offer scholarships as well. Check your local associations for more information.

  • Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietitians Association Scholarships