Garden City has a total population of 21,672 and a student population of 31,060. Of these students, 22,719 are enrolled in schools that offer nutrition programs.
The largest nutrition school in Garden City, by student population, is Nassau Community College. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Nutrition program at Nassau Community College.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a nutrition certificate in Garden City. In 2009 tuition at nutrition schools in Garden City was $3,927 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for nutrition related books and supplies every year.
Many nutrition graduates choose to work as nutritionists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Garden City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,660 nutritionists in New York, 570 were working in the greater Garden City area. By the year 2018, the number of nutritionists is expected to increase by 2% in Garden City. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nutritionists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nutritionist in Garden City is $62,710 per year, which is higher than the average for nutritionists state-wide.