South Carolina contains three schools that offer nutrition programs. Winthrop University, the highest-ranking nutrition school in SC, has a total student population of 6,241 and is the 305th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 nutrition schools in South Carolina, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Winthrop University comes out as the most expensive ($14,065/yr), with South Carolina State University as the lowest recorded at only $12,411/yr.
Nutrition students from South Carolina 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 South Carolina alone, there are 660 employed health educators earning an average yearly salary of $43,250. Dietitians and nutritionists in this state earn $50,200/yr and there are 700 employed.
Also, within the nutrition schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from nutrition, there are 2873 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,037 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,801, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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