12 months
27846 USD/year
27846 USD/year
8757 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


This is an exciting time to study Nutrition at The University of New Mexico. We learn more every day about the role of food and nutrition in overall health and disease prevention. As a nutrition professional you could work in a variety of settings including public health, clinical care, or management.


About the program:

  • The mission of the  Nutrition at The University of New Mexico is to (1) prepare students for supervised practice to become registered dietitian nutritionists, (2) to prepare competent nutrition professionals that are able to apply medical nutrition therapy, (3) conduct research, and (4) provide public health nutrition activities in the community to positively impact the health and well-being of multicultural and diverse populations in local, regional, and national communities. 
  • Nutrition Science Program faculty conduct clinical and public health research through University and community collaborations to examine nutritional determinants of health and to provide data for best evidence based practice.

Programme Structure

Courses Included
  • Nutrition Assessment 
  • Advanced Medical Nutrition Therapy 
  • Nutrition Life Cycle 
  • Phytochemicals in Health and Human Performance 
  • Seminar in Nutrition 
  • Problems ( 1-6 credits) 
  • Field Experience

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
145 (verbal)
145 (quantitative)
3.5 (analytical)

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Educational Background
  • Test Scores
  • Letter of Intent
  • Writing Sample
  • CV/Resume
  • Relevant Coursework
  • Three Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27846 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 27846 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    27846 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27846 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8757 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8757 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Albuquerque

870 - 1360 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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