With an overall population of 55,765 and a student population of 10,678, approximately 10,252 of Medford students attend one of Medford's schools that offer nutrition programs.
Of the 1 nutrition schools in Medford, the largest nutrition school, by student population, is Tufts University. Approximately 81 students graduated in 2010 from Tufts University with credentials in nutrition.
A total of 81 students graduated with credentials in nutrition from nutrition schools in Medford in 2010. If you decide to attend a nutrition school in Medford, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $40,342.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for nutrition related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,746 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in nutrition, if you decide to work as a nutritionist in Medford, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,750 nutritionists in Massachusetts. Of these nutritionists, 910 were working in the greater Medford area. By the year 2018, the number of nutritionists is expected to increase by 3% in Medford. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nutritionists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nutritionist in Medford is $58,810 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nutritionists.