Keene has a general population of 22,563 and an overall student population of 6,292. Approximately 5,356 of Keene's students are enrolled in schools that offer nutrition programs.
Keene State College is the largest nutrition school in Keene, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 30 students graduated from the Nutrition program at Keene State College.
A total of 30 students graduated with credentials in nutrition from nutrition schools in Keene in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Keene's nutrition schools was $20,428 per year for instate students and $28,598 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 Keene. And if you live on campus at one of the Keene-based nutrition schools, you will have an added expense of $8,444 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,184.
Many nutrition graduates choose to work as nutritionists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Keene, your job prospects are not very good. The number of nutritionists in Keene is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nutritionists.