Indiana contains three schools that offer nutrition programs. Purdue University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking nutrition school in IN, has a total student population of 41,052 and is the 81st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 nutrition schools in Indiana, all of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ball State University comes out as the most expensive ($12,601/yr), with University of Southern Indiana as the lowest recorded at only $10,310/yr.
Nutrition students from Indiana 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 Indiana alone, there are 1,350 employed health educators earning an average yearly salary of $49,420. Dietitians and nutritionists in this state earn $47,740/yr and there are 1,230 employed.
Also, within the nutrition schools in Indiana, the average student population is 3,200 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from nutrition, there are 4523 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,471 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,867, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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