Admission to the Program

Admission Requirements for the UNMC Dietetic Internship Program (Medical Nutrition Education Division)

Enrollment in each program is limited and competitive. The admissions committee of each program, composed of program faculty and administration, evaluates the qualifications of each applicant and makes the final selections for admission.

To be considered for admission, students are required to have:

  • Bachelor's Degree from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university
  • Verification Statement of Completion of (or Declaration of Intent to Complete) a Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) from an institution accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. (Students who are in their final months of study are eligible to apply.)
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 based on a 4.0 scale
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • GRE

Campus Visits
Applicants interested in a campus visit specific to Medical Nutrition Education can request a visit during the following dates based on their planned application cycle.

Planned application for August 2018 entry: Campus visits available during November 2017 through January 2018.

Please send a request to Include your resume and available dates during the appropriate time frame listed above. Please allow up to two weeks for a response.

If you are not ready to apply but are interested in shadowing in medical nutrition, please click here and request shadowing.

Application Deadlines


Admission Demographics



GPA Mean   

Entering GRE  

Entering GRE   

Entering GRE   

2016-17 21 6 3.77* 150 151 4.0
2015-16 41 7 3.85 151 151 4.0
2014-15 46 6 3.75 152 151 4.0
2013-14 43 6 3.75 152 153 4.0
2012-13 44 6 3.65 152 150 4.0
*As of 5/9/2016