Tuition and Financial Aid


Tuition for the Master's in Human Nutrition program for the 2022-2023 academic year is $50,490.

View the estimated budget for the one-year program, including tuition, fees, and estimated living expenses.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available. To learn more information and to apply, visit the Columbia University Student Financial Aid and Planning office and review their Financial Aid Handbook for Institute of Human Nutrition MS students. 

Student Financial Aid and Planning: Applying for Financial Aid

It is important to note that eligibility for financial aid is contingent upon a student maintaining satisfactory academic progress, as defined by the respective degree program. It is the responsibility of each student to understand and adhere to these standards of performance.


The Director's Scholarship

The IHN offers a small needs-based IHN Director's Scholarship. Currently, needs are assessed based on past federal financial support. No additional information is needed from incoming students beyond what is listed in their application. If you have received past financial support that is not documented within the federal financial aid system and would like to submit a note to the IHN for scholarship consideration, email us at sends e-mail).

Currently, our IHN Director's Scholarship is for domestic students only. Accepted applicants are reviewed for scholarship receipt in mid-May. You must have an application that has undergone or is in review by May 15th to be considered for this scholarship. 

Yellow Ribbon US Veterans Scholarship

US veterans can apply for a veterans scholarship. If this applies to you, please contact the IHN for more information.

External Scholarships

The Office of Student Financial Aid and Planning maintains a list of external scholarship opportunities for our students.