Louisiana contains one school that offers nutrition programs. Tulane University of Louisiana has a total student population of 11,464 and is the 60th highest ranked school in America.
Nutrition students from Louisiana 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 Louisiana alone, there are 380 employed health educators earning an average yearly salary of $46,280. Dietitians and nutritionists in this state earn $44,560/yr and there are 910 employed.
Also, within the nutrition schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from nutrition, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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