Iowa contains three schools that offer nutrition programs. University of Iowa, the highest-ranking nutrition school in IA, has a total student population of 28,987 and is the 782nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 nutrition schools in Iowa, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan University comes out as the most expensive ($23,227/yr), with University of Iowa as the lowest recorded at only $12,829/yr.
Nutrition students from Iowa 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 Iowa alone, there are 340 employed health educators earning an average yearly salary of $45,550. Dietitians and nutritionists in this state earn $50,060/yr and there are 630 employed.
Also, within the nutrition schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from nutrition, there are 3687 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,622 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,082, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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