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2023 Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services Students

There are about 14,132 students enrolled in Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services in the USA.

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College is a fabulously productive time of one's life; it's a chance for personal growth and maturation. Scholars continue to find out who they want to emulate and cultivate many of the must-have skills to become a successful adult. But learning also happens outside a classroom environment - the campus dialogue, the wild anecdote gained from a tenured professor, the exposure to a different frame of mind. As such, attending a diverse college vastly enhances what one gains from the time at college.

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services is a slightly more ethnically diverse subject than average*. 63% of the nation's Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services majors are white students, followed by latino students (13%), students of other races**(9%), and black students (8%). The most racially diverse college* in the top 100 is Johnson & Wales University-North Miami&nbspin North Miami, FL.

Moreover, Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services significatly skews female, with in the region of seven out of every nine students majoring in Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services identifying as women. The New School in New York, NY has the most gender balanced student body in the top 100.

Another critical type of diversity is economic diversity. Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services ranks in the top 23% of programs for wealth diversity. 28% of its majors come from families with a sub $30,000 yearly income, 16% are from lower middle>income households, and 25% grew up in households earning over $110,000 a year. Cedar Crest College is the most financially diverse college in the top 100.

Considering each type of diversity, overall FL is the most diverse state for Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. The New England is the most diverse region, and the is the most diverse conference.

* diversity calculations and comparisons are based on Simpson's Diversity Index
** other races is used to refer to non asian, black, latino, or white

Diversity Statistics

Racial Diversity
  • Asian: 7%

  • Black: 8%

  • Latino: 13%

  • White: 63%

  • Other: 9%

    Gender Diversity
  • Male: 21%

  • Female: 79%

    Socioeconomic Diversity (By Household Income)
  • Under 30k: 28%

  • 30k - 48k: 16%

  • 48k - 75k: 16%

  • 75k - 110k: 15%

  • Over 110k: 25%

    Geographic Diversity
  • In State: 73%

  • Out of State: 24%

  • International: 4%

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