Missouri contains five schools that offer nutrition programs. University of Missouri-Columbia, the highest-ranking nutrition school in MO, has a total student population of 31,237 and is the 820th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 nutrition schools in Missouri, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Louis University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($31,255/yr), with Lincoln University as the lowest recorded at only $7,125/yr.
Nutrition students from Missouri 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 Missouri alone, there are 1,380 employed health educators earning an average yearly salary of $43,920. Dietitians and nutritionists in this state earn $44,240/yr and there are 1,220 employed.
Also, within the nutrition schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from nutrition, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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