Washington contains five schools that offer nutrition programs. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest-ranking nutrition school in WA, has a total student population of 45,943 and is the 26th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 nutrition schools in Washington, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Seattle Pacific University comes out as the most expensive ($23,116/yr), with University of Washington-Seattle Campus as the lowest recorded at only $8,906/yr.
Nutrition students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 1,240 employed health educators earning an average yearly salary of $47,440. Dietitians and nutritionists in this state earn $58,030/yr and there are 1,100 employed.
Also, within the nutrition schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from nutrition, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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