Malta, IL has ten nutrition schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Wisconsin-Madison, the highest ranked school in this group with a nutrition program, has a total student population of 41,654. It is the 23rd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Wisconsin.
Nutrition students from Malta 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 Chicago-Naperville-Joliet Metropolitan area alone, there are 1,330 employed health educators earning an average salary of $49,380. Dietitians and nutritionists in this area earn $52,850/yr and there are 1,270 employed.
Malta lies in DeKalb county, which is one of the 49 counties in Illinois. Overall, the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet Metropolitan area has 3,669,800 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $24/hr average worker wage, and a $48,910 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Malta are held by dietitians and nutritionists, and 0/1000 are held by health educators.
Of the 10 nutrition schools with a 100-mile radius of Malta, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Loyola University Chicago comes out as the most expensive ($27,955/yr) for nutrition students, with Milwaukee Area Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $6,574/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Malta|
|Sugar Grove||IL||-||1||14.036||67||24.5 miles|
|West Dundee||IL||-||1||23.2604||5||31.9 miles|
|Crystal Lake||IL||42,672||3||24.3677||64||34.3 miles|
|Hanover Park||IL||-||1||22.3828||2||37.1 miles|
|Carol Stream||IL||40,639||0||-||0||37.6 miles|
|Hoffman Estates||IL||54,568||1||19.0736||10||38.1 miles|
|Glendale Heights||IL||-||1||27.7281||3||40.3 miles|
|Glen Ellyn||IL||-||1||13.8242||100||41.0 miles|
|Downers Grove||IL||49,475||1||0.403237||10||44.2 miles|
|Villa Park||IL||-||2||31.4324||7||45.0 miles|
|Arlington Heights||IL||73,268||1||24.4091||3||46.6 miles|
|Mount Prospect||IL||52,994||2||36.9644||21||48.3 miles|
|Des Plaines||IL||57,512||1||11.0092||69||49.9 miles|
|River Grove||IL||-||1||11.7006||67||52.7 miles|