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K-State Global Campus
1615 Anderson Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502

1-800-622-2578 (toll free)

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. CST

Extended Student Services Hours:

8 a.m. - 7 p.m. CST

Janice Nikkel
Program Coordinator

Karla Girard
Dietetics Distance Program Coordinator

Application Process for Dietetics Bachelor’s Degree

1. Review Admission Requirements

To qualify for admission into the online dietetics bachelor’s degree, students must have already completed or meet the following requirements: 

  • 30 college credits with a 2.0 minimum cumulative GPA including completion of the following courses with a grade of “B” or better:
    • CHM 210Chemistry I
    • CHM 230Chemistry II*
    • BIOL 198Principles of Biology
    • KIN 360Anatomy and Physiology* OR BIOL 340Structure and Function of the Human Body*

*KIN 360/BIOL 340 are generally equivalent to two semesters of anatomy and physiology at most institutions—either Human Anatomy and Physiology I and Human Anatomy and Physiology II or separate human anatomy and human physiology classes. Chemistry II and Anatomy and Physiology II courses need to have been completed within the past five years. If you have taken multiple chemistry courses, the highest level course must be no more than five years old. 

View K-State’s transfer equivalency guide to see how previously completed courses will transfer.

Current Master's Students or Students with a Master's Degree

If you have already completed a master's degree or are currently pursuing a master's program and would like information about the option of pursuing a didactic program in dietetics verification statement without completing the Bachelor of Science in Dietetics, please email dtonline@k-state.edu.

2. Review Application Requirements

Application Deadlines

  • Fall semester (begins in late August): June 1
  • Spring semester (begins in late January): November 1
  • Summer semester (begins in late May): April 1

The application, application fee and additional required documentation must be received by the application deadline. It takes 4-6 weeks for an application to be processed once all materials have been received.

Application Fee

  • U.S. Applicants: $40
  • International Applicants: $80

Returning K-State Students

Students who have not enrolled at K-State for at least one semester (excludes summer) must reapply. Students will not have to pay the application fee again or resend official required documentation unless additional college coursework has been completed since last enrolled at K-State.

3. Apply


4. Send Additional Documentation 

Students are required to submit official college transcripts from each institution attended. A high school transcript and ACT/SAT scores are not required for this program. 

Request official documents be mailed, faxed or sent via electronic transcript provider to:

Office of Admissions
Kansas State University
119 Anderson Hall
919 Mid-Campus Drive North
Manhattan, KS 66506-0102
Fax: 785-532-6393

Electronic transcript provider: k-state@k-state.edu

Proof of English Proficiency

Students whose primary language is not English must submit proof of English proficiency during the application process by providing any one of the following official minimum test scores:


Minimum Required Score

Overall score of 79

Overall score of 6.5

Grade of A

Grade of C

English score of 21

Critical Reading score of 530 or Reading score of 29 (on tests taken after March 2016)

Overall score of 53

Pre-1 score

students who have completed four years in a U.S. high school with grades of C or better in all college preparatory English courses or who have earned 24 credit hours from a regionally accredited U.S. institution with grades of C or better in English Composition I and II are not required to take any of the above English language proficiency exams.

student-issued or personal copies of transcripts or test scores are not considered official records and will not be accepted.

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