Florida contains three schools that offer nutrition programs. Keiser University-Ft. Lauderdale, the highest-ranking nutrition school in FL, has a total student population of 16,882 and is the 807th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 nutrition schools in Florida, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Keiser University-Ft. Lauderdale comes out as the most expensive ($11,671/yr), with Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center as the lowest recorded at only $774/yr.
Nutrition students from Florida 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 Florida alone, there are 2,380 employed health educators earning an average yearly salary of $42,150. Dietitians and nutritionists in this state earn $53,950/yr and there are 2,920 employed.
Also, within the nutrition schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from nutrition, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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