Minnesota contains five schools that offer nutrition programs. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest-ranking nutrition school in MN, has a total student population of 51,659 and is the 31st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 nutrition schools in Minnesota, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwestern Health Sciences University comes out as the most expensive ($35,062/yr), with Leech Lake Tribal College as the lowest recorded at only $5,826/yr.
Nutrition students from Minnesota 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 Minnesota alone, there are 1,030 employed health educators earning an average yearly salary of $44,860. Dietitians and nutritionists in this state earn $53,570/yr and there are 940 employed.
Also, within the nutrition schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from nutrition, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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