New Jersey contains four schools that offer nutrition programs. Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the highest-ranking nutrition school in NJ, has a total student population of 37,366 and is the 55th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 nutrition schools in New Jersey, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rutgers University-New Brunswick comes out as the most expensive ($20,693/yr), with Montclair State University as the lowest recorded at only $11,392/yr.
Nutrition students from New Jersey 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 New Jersey alone, there are 920 employed health educators earning an average yearly salary of $53,720. Dietitians and nutritionists in this state earn $61,600/yr and there are 1,710 employed.
Also, within the nutrition schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from nutrition, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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