Wisconsin contains four schools that offer nutrition programs. University of Wisconsin-Madison, the highest-ranking nutrition school in WI, has a total student population of 41,654 and is the 23rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 nutrition schools in Wisconsin, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Wisconsin-Madison comes out as the most expensive ($15,047/yr), with Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,721/yr.
Nutrition students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 750 employed health educators earning an average yearly salary of $47,520. Dietitians and nutritionists in this state earn $53,900/yr and there are 1,160 employed.
Also, within the nutrition schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from nutrition, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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