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2023 Best Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

There are about 9,292 students enrolled in Nutrition Sciences in the USA.

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popularity

Average

Compared to national avg.

Diplomas received last year

5,402

Vs. National Avg.

-66%

popularity Rank

#140

cost

Average

Compared to national avg.

Median degree cost

$31K

Vs. National Avg.

28%

cost Rank

#124

salary

Above Average

Compared to national avg.

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

$48K

Vs. National Avg.

20%

salary Rank

#83

professors

Above Average

Compared to national avg.

Professor Rating

B-

Vs. National Avg.

18%

professors Rank

#87

students

Average

Compared to national avg.

Diversity Rating

B-

Vs. National Avg.

3%

students Rank

#170

SUMMARY

Majoring in Nutrition Sciences is not only a valuable choice, but often a critical first step for pupils wanting to begin a career as a dietary aide, a nutritional consultant, or a nutrition educator. Interestingly, nutrition sciences is pretty common being the 105th most popular degree. Last year alone, there were 3,334 nutrition sciences graduates. In-state tuition for nutrition sciences at private schools is, on average, 3.7 times more spendy than their public peers.

With only 93 universities having programs for nutrition sciences there could be a smaller selection of institutions you can choose from. If you are looking to immerse yourself with other nutrition sciences students, consider looking at colleges in California which have the most students admitted to nutrition sciences annually. Zooming out, the top region to study nutrition sciences is in the Far West region with California State University-Los Angeles, University of California-Davis, and San Diego State University best representing the region. Interestingly, our pick for the best conference to study nutrition sciences is the Southeastern Conference with University of Florida, Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, and Texas A & M University-College Station representing the conference. On that topic, our choice for the best university for nutrition sciences is Cornell University. You might also want to check out our list of the best colleges.

The best school does not have to be the 'best' school for you. There are many more facets to think about when choosing ​university. Things like campus amenities, transportation services, and food would affect your inclinations on where to go to university. At Authority, we've examined the pros and cons for you. If, for example, you are interested in which nutrition sciences university is home to the best campus, the winner is New York University. If, for example, you are mostly interested in which school boasts the top campus, we have an entire page dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through student reviews, government databases, professor reviews, and more so we can compare all U.S. majors in an unbiased and informative way. You can explore our well researched list for the schools with the best student life&nbsphere and, from that list, our pick for the college with the best student life for nutrition sciences is Cornell University. Curious why? Keep scrolling to learn more about Authority's top selections. Many of our conclusions just might surprise you.

If expense is a major influence in your decisions, you might consider avoiding Cornell University. Cornell University&nbspappears to be the most expensive college for nutrition sciences, at least regarding out of state attendance. We have an entire page for the most expensive&nbspcolleges that might put the price tag of Cornell University&nbspinto perspective. Additionally, you could be interested to know that nutrition sciences is the 166th most expensive major in the US, with an average bill of $32,700. On a broader scale, the most costly state for nutrition sciences nationally is Ohio with costs at the primary college, Case Western Reserve University, of $50,450. Even more broadly, the most costly region of the U.S. for nutrition sciences is the Mid East region which is best demonstrated with Cornell University with a cost of $56,550, Syracuse University with a cost of $50,616, and Drexel University with a cost of $52,146.

Our cheapest region for nutrition sciences is the Rocky Mountains region which is represented by Metropolitan State University of Denver with a cost of $20,009, University of Northern Colorado with a cost of $19,854, and Brigham Young University-Provo with a cost of $5,790. More optimistically, the most affordable university for nutrition sciences is Texas Tech University. Our full list of the most affordable schools can be found here.

In-state attendees can expect to pay around $11,300 for a degree in nutrition sciences. The cost balloons significantly to a median of $28,600 for the out-of-state public-school student. Our choice for the university with the best value for nutrition sciences: Cornell University. Here you can find our comprehensive list of the universities we see as being the best value&nbspoverall. Bear in mind, this discussion is predicated on being an out-of-state student. The value proposition changes when in-state tuition costs are considered, as such, we are using out-of-state tuition as the baseline.

Earnings for nutrition sciences students can cover a wide range, but within two years leaving college students will typically earn around $47,200. While there can be a lot of variation in pay; top earners can rake in up to $76,800. Even right out of university, the minimum earning jobs within the nutrition sciences field earn $29,000, which could be worse. The highest earning graduates from nutrition sciences come from Cornell University&nbspand if you are looking for colleges with all of the highest earning graduates, Authority has that too.

The overall diversity of nutrition sciences ranks solid, coming in the 64th percentile of all programs. The university with the most composite diversity for nutrition sciences is New York University&nbspand here you can find our general list of the colleges which have the most diversity. The financial diversity of Nutrition Sciences sits only in the 65th percentile of all majors. Racial diversity is greater than financial diversity, ranking in the 73rd percentile. White undergraduates make up the largest share at 54% of those majoring in nutrition sciences. Additionally, 84% of undergrads seeking a nutrition sciences degree are women.

The median rating for nutrition sciences' professors is 4 stars, a rating which is actually the average across all majors; which is a fine. If you are searching for the most popular nutrition sciences professor in the nation, look no further than Claire Garrido-Ortega from California State University-Long Beach. It may be shocking, but the highest ranked professors of nutrition sciences from student rankings are at California State University-Long Beach. As we including information beyond basic rankings it becomes clear that the college with the overall best instructors for nutrition sciences is New York University. You can find more detail on our ever evolving ranking methodology of the best overall professors here, along with some of the top instructors in the country.

Finally, the hardest school to get into for nutrition sciences is Cornell University. While we think of this list more as a novelty, we do have a comprehensive list of the hardest colleges to get into. That being said, we hope you believe that approaching the education process from context only informed by superlatives could be said to be the root of many of higher education's fundamental problems. We at Authority encourage you to look at some of our other pages on individual colleges and peruse a couple of our insightful background pages on important details to think about as your college search develops.

Top 25 Best Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

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Rating

#1 2023 Best Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, TX | https://www.utexas.edu/

32%

Acceptance

54,243

Students

#81

Ranking

$40K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#2 2023 Best Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY | www.cornell.edu/

11%

Acceptance

24,594

Students

#14

Ranking

$59K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#3 2023 Best Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL | www.ufl.edu/

31%

Acceptance

58,857

Students

#76

Ranking

$29K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#4 2023 Best Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

University of California-Berkeley

Berkeley, CA | www.berkeley.edu/

17%

Acceptance

45,878

Students

#55

Ranking

$44K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#5 2023 Best Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

Boston University

Boston, MA | www.bu.edu/

20%

Acceptance

42,047

Students

#35

Ranking

$58K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#6 2023 Best Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Raleigh, NC | www.ncsu.edu/

46%

Acceptance

40,537

Students

#136

Ranking

$29K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#7 2023 Best Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

New York University

New York, NY | www.nyu.edu/

21%

Acceptance

58,361

Students

#23

Ranking

$55K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#8 2023 Best Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

University of Georgia

Athens, GA | www.uga.edu/

48%

Acceptance

42,941

Students

#120

Ranking

$31K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#9 2023 Best Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Champaign, IL | www.illinois.edu/

63%

Acceptance

57,324

Students

#125

Ranking

$33K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#10 2023 Best Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

Tulane University of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA | https://tulane.edu/

11%

Acceptance

14,652

Students

#71

Ranking

$59K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#11 2023 Best Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

University of California-Davis

Davis, CA | ucdavis.edu/

46%

Acceptance

41,236

Students

#96

Ranking

$44K

Tuition

A

Rating

#12 2023 Best Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI | https://www.msu.edu/

76%

Acceptance

55,406

Students

#178

Ranking

$40K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#13 2023 Best Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH | www.case.edu/

30%

Acceptance

12,298

Students

#49

Ranking

$53K

Tuition

A

Rating

#14 2023 Best Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

Ohio State University-Main Campus

Columbus, OH | www.osu.edu/

68%

Acceptance

66,017

Students

#194

Ranking

$34K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#15 2023 Best Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Blacksburg, VA | www.vt.edu/

66%

Acceptance

38,350

Students

#130

Ranking

$33K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#16 2023 Best Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

Texas A & M University-College Station

College Station, TX | https://www.tamu.edu/

63%

Acceptance

73,308

Students

#123

Ranking

$39K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#17 2023 Best Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC | www.unc.edu/

25%

Acceptance

32,160

Students

#69

Ranking

$36K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#18 2023 Best Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, WI | www.wisc.edu/

57%

Acceptance

47,831

Students

#101

Ranking

$39K

Tuition

B

Rating

#19 2023 Best Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS | www.k-state.edu/

94%

Acceptance

23,353

Students

#803

Ranking

$26K

Tuition

A

Rating

#20 2023 Best Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

Andrews University

Berrien Springs, MI | www.andrews.edu/

49%

Acceptance

4,767

Students

#273

Ranking

$31K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#21 2023 Best Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX | www.tcu.edu/

48%

Acceptance

11,506

Students

#119

Ranking

$52K

Tuition

A

Rating

#22 2023 Best Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

Arizona State University Campus Immersion

Tempe, AZ | www.asu.edu/

88%

Acceptance

82,880

Students

#332

Ranking

$29K

Tuition

A

Rating

#23 2023 Best Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

Brigham Young University

Provo, UT | www.byu.edu/

69%

Acceptance

39,086

Students

#198

Ranking

$6K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#24 2023 Best Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

Pepperdine University

Malibu, CA | www.pepperdine.edu/

42%

Acceptance

10,579

Students

#109

Ranking

$58K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#25 2023 Best Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

Columbia University in the City of New York

New York, NY | www.columbia.edu/

7%

Acceptance

33,882

Students

#10

Ranking

$62K

Tuition

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