Kentucky contains two schools that offer nutrition programs. Murray State University, the highest-ranking nutrition school in KY, has a total student population of 10,071 and is the 1983rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 nutrition schools in Kentucky, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Eastern Kentucky University comes out as the most expensive ($10,033/yr), with Murray State University as the lowest recorded at only $9,764/yr.
Nutrition students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 500 employed health educators earning an average yearly salary of $38,060. Dietitians and nutritionists in this state earn $49,450/yr and there are 680 employed.
Also, within the nutrition schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from nutrition, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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