Connecticut contains two schools that offer nutrition programs. University of Bridgeport, the highest-ranking nutrition school in CT, has a total student population of 5,103 and is the 680th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 nutrition schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Bridgeport comes out as the most expensive ($25,035/yr), with Saint Joseph College as the lowest recorded at only $20,325/yr.
Nutrition students from Connecticut 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 Connecticut alone, there are 740 employed health educators earning an average yearly salary of $57,120. Dietitians and nutritionists in this state earn $61,750/yr and there are 730 employed.
Also, within the nutrition schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from nutrition, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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