Lowell has a general population of 105,167 and an overall student population of 14,517. Approximately 13,602 of Lowell's students are enrolled in schools that offer nutrition programs.
Of the 1 nutrition schools in Lowell, the largest nutrition school, by student population, is University of Massachusetts-Lowell. In 2010, University of Massachusetts-Lowell graduated approximately 1 students from its nutrition program.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a nutrition certificate from one of Lowell's nutrition schools. Tuition in 2009 at Lowell's nutrition schools was $22,148 per year for instate students and $34,168 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nutrition program in Lowell. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,475 per year, on average, for room and board at Lowell-based nutrition schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,513.
Many nutrition graduates choose to work as nutritionists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lowell, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 24 nutritionists in Massachusetts were working in the greater Lowell area. Lowell's nutritionist workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nutritionists.
As a nutritionist in Lowell, you can expect to make an average salary of $47,910 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nutritionists in the state.