Applicants are required to complete a baccalaureate degree and the Graduate Record Exam General Test (institutional code 3028). The TOEFL exam is required for all students whose first language is not English. Students receiving degrees from universities outside of the U.S. must provide evaluation of their transcripts from an organization such as WES.

You should apply using the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (AND) National Computer Matching process. It is our policy that every student matched to our program will be guaranteed financial aid in the amount of $10,000–$15,000.

The MS/DI participates in the AND Computer Match through D&D Digital, 304 Main Street, Ames, Iowa 50010. Telephone: 515-292-0400.

How To Apply

  1. BU Online Application for Graduate Admissions (BU Application fee: $80)
  2. Online Dietetic Internship Centralized Application Service (DICAS).

Please note the following when applying to our program using DICAS:

  • Official GRE sores must be received by February 15. This can be done in two ways:
    1. Enter the Sargent College code (3028) when you take the GRE. The scores will be sent directly to our admissions office.
    2. Request that the testing service send the scores to:
      Boston University/Sargent College
      Graduate Admissions Office, Room 207
      635 Commonwealth Avenue
      Boston MA 02215
  • The personal statement must be limited to a maximum of 500 words and must answer ONLY the following question: ” What qualities and skills will I bring to my studies and eventual practice in the field of nutrition and dietetics?”
  • Recommendation forms should be completed by individuals who are familiar with your academic ability and/or professional work experience. Note that recommendations are only required for the DICAS application. Sargent does not require recommendations as part of the College’s Graduate Application.

Deadline: February 15. Late applications will not be reviewed.

How to apply for financial assistance.