Amherst's largest nutrition school is University of Massachusetts Amherst. Approximately 37 students graduated in 2010 from University of Massachusetts Amherst with credentials in nutrition.
A total of 37 students graduated with credentials in nutrition from nutrition schools in Amherst in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Amherst's nutrition schools was $22,593 per year for instate students and $34,090 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for nutrition related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Amherst-based nutrition schools, you will have an added expense of $6,785 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a nutritionist in Amherst, your job prospects are not very good. The number of nutritionists in Amherst is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nutritionists.