Mississippi State University is the largest nutrition school in Mississippi State, based on student population. In 2010, Mississippi State University graduated approximately 21 students with credentials in nutrition.
A total of 21 students graduated with credentials in nutrition from nutrition schools in Mississippi State in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,871 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Mississippi State nutrition schools was an average of $25,741 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for nutrition related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Mississippi State-based nutrition schools, you will have an added expense of $7,520 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many nutrition graduates choose to work as nutritionists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Mississippi State, your job prospects are good. By the year 2018, the number of nutritionists is expected to increase by 14% in Mississippi State. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nutritionists.