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Admission Requirements-Nutrition and Dietetic Undergraduate Program

Admission Requirements:

  • For admission into the dietetics program at Western Kentucky University, students must be admitted to Western Kentucky University as a degree-seeking student and must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 on at least 30 college credit hours.

  • The 30 credit hours must include: anatomy and physiology (BIOL 131), college algebra (MATH 116), and chemistry (CHEM 105), with a minimum grade of "C" for these pre-admission courses.  the 30 credit hours must also include HMD 211 with a minimum grade fo "B."

  • A composite ACT of 20 or SAT (critical reading + math) of 950 is also needed for program admission.

  • For students admitted to WKU (degree seeking) prior to Fall 2009 and able to complete requirements within 7 years of original admission to WKU, admission requirements include: admission to Western Kentucky University and a minimum G.P.A. of 2.7 on at least 24 credit hours. Specific courses, including human nutrition (HMD111), food science (CFS 151) and chemistry (CHEM 105), should be a part of these 24 credit hours.

For additional admissions information and directions for completing the admissions process select the Admission Application link:    Admissions Information and Admissions Application


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 Last Modified 9/24/14