Arizona contains six schools that offer nutrition programs. University of Arizona, the highest-ranking nutrition school in AZ, has a total student population of 38,767 and is the 834th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 nutrition schools in Arizona, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southwest Institute of Healing Arts comes out as the most expensive ($20,268/yr), with Central Arizona College as the lowest recorded at only $7,459/yr.
Nutrition students from Arizona 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 Arizona alone, there are 1,450 employed health educators earning an average yearly salary of $43,740. Dietitians and nutritionists in this state earn $45,880/yr and there are 900 employed.
Also, within the nutrition schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from nutrition, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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