NFC Tuition

NTI is currently accepting applications for the Natural Food Chef program fall term, starting the week of  August 21st and ending the week of December 18th. Program tuition is $9490 (single payment); the application fee is $75.

Please contact the office with admissions questions and payment plan due dates for the fall term.

Fall Term 2017

Payment Option Total w/app fee Payment(s) Due Date
Single Payment $9565 $9490 August 8, 2017
Two Payments* $9580 $4790 August 8, 2017
$4790 October 17, 2017
Three Payments* $9595 $3199 August 8, 2017
$3198 September 26, 2017
$3198 November 7, 2017
Four Payments* $9610 $2403 August 8, 2017
$2403 September 12, 2017
$2403 October 10, 2017
$2403 November 7, 2017
*There is a fee of $15 per payment for multiple payment options.


Books required for all courses are carefully selected to provide a useful ongoing reference library for Natural Food Chef graduates. NFC students purchase books independently. NTI does not sell books. The cost of books varies considerably depending on where they are purchased. There are online book vendors that offer used books at discount prices.

The following online booksellers carry most of the required books.

Budget approximately $400-500 for the cost of books for the Natural Food Chef courses.

Additional Costs

Natural Food Chef students will be expected to purchase professional knives.

NFC students will be expected to purchase sturdy, non-slip shoes for protection to wear during cooking classes.

Certification as a Personal Chef is available through national organizations. The cost, paid directly to the United States Personal Chef Association (USPCA) or the American Personal & Private Chef Association (APPCA), is $695-895. This is optional.

Equipment for personal home kitchens will be at the student’s discretion and own expense. This is an optional expense and will be discussed in the Kitchen Organization and Equipment class.

Nutrition Therapy Institute
1510 York St, Suite 204
Denver CO 80206
1510 York St, Suite 204, Denver CO 80206

Voice: 303-377-3974

Fax: 720-389-6257

Voice: 303-377-3974 ∣ Fax: 720-389-6257