Admissions Requirements

Incoming freshmen & post-bachelor's applicants

Students may enter the program as high school graduates or as graduates or transfers from two and four year colleges. Those who have partially completed a degree in any major may also apply for admission and should contact the department admissions coordinator to plan their course sequence.

Deadline: Ongoing but decisions are made by March for admission in the fall semester. Late applications will be processed on a space available basis.

Decision: 3 weeks from application

Requirements: Admission requirements reflect the structure of the program as a five-year master of science and bachelor of science degree. In order to be considered for admission, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Combined SAT scores of at least 1,000 or Composite ACT score of 21
  • High school average of 85% or 2.85 on a four point-scale
  • Standing in the upper half of their graduating high school class

Students must demonstrate successful completion of the following high school courses:

  • two years of math
  • one year of biology
  • one year of chemistry

How to Apply: Fill out the DYC Undergraduate Admissions Application

Questions: Contact D'Youville's Undergraduate Admissions Office

Transfer Students

Transfer students will be accepted on a space available basis and must meet the following standards to be considered for acceptance:

  • Minimum college GPA of 2.75 for students entering at years 1 or 2
  • Minimum college GPA of 3.0 for students entering at years 3 or 4 (supervised practice portion)

Transfer credit for courses in areas other than dietetics will be evaluated by the Registrar. Find out how many credits will transfer to D'Youville College by using our Course Equivalency Database. Students may also transfer credits for certain dietetic/nutrition courses upon approval by the chair of the Dietetics Department.

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