Massachusetts contains five schools that offer nutrition programs. Boston University, the highest-ranking nutrition school in MA, has a total student population of 31,960 and is the 32nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 nutrition schools in Massachusetts, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Simmons College comes out as the most expensive ($34,498/yr), with Framingham State College as the lowest recorded at only $13,499/yr.
Nutrition students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts alone, there are 2,470 employed health educators earning an average yearly salary of $52,740. Dietitians and nutritionists in this state earn $57,090/yr and there are 1,610 employed.
Also, within the nutrition schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from nutrition, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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