Utah contains five schools that offer nutrition programs. University of Utah, the highest-ranking nutrition school in UT, has a total student population of 29,284 and is the 129th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 nutrition schools in Utah, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Utah comes out as the most expensive ($11,363/yr), with Snow College as the lowest recorded at only $8,117/yr.
Nutrition students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 290 employed health educators earning an average yearly salary of $43,150. Dietitians and nutritionists in this state earn $54,760/yr and there are 410 employed.
Also, within the nutrition schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from nutrition, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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