Alabama contains five schools that offer nutrition programs. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest-ranking nutrition school in AL, has a total student population of 24,602 and is the 115th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 nutrition schools in Alabama, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tuskegee University comes out as the most expensive ($25,035/yr), with University of Alabama at Birmingham as the lowest recorded at only $11,131/yr.
Nutrition students from Alabama schools who go on to become nutritional scientists, nutritionists, holistic nutritionists, animal nutritionists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 53,220 people working as dietitians and nutritionists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $53,230. Also, Health educators make on average $49,060 per year and there are about 63,320 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 420 employed health educators earning an average yearly salary of $36,410. Dietitians and nutritionists in this state earn $47,700/yr and there are 610 employed.
Also, within the nutrition schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from nutrition, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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