Old Westbury has a total population of 4,228 and a student population of 13,068. Of these students, 9,171 are enrolled in schools that offer nutrition programs.
The largest nutrition school in Old Westbury, by student population, is New York Institute of Technology. Approximately 11 students graduated in 2010 from New York Institute of Technology with credentials in nutrition.
A total of 11 students graduated with credentials in nutrition from nutrition schools in Old Westbury in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,140 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nutrition program in Old Westbury. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,520 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $28,430.
If you plan on staying in Old Westbury after graduating from nutrition school, you should know that job prospects for nutritionists in Old Westbury, which is the most popular nutrition profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,660 nutritionists in New York, 570 were working in the greater Old Westbury area. By the year 2018, the number of nutritionists is expected to increase by 2% in Old Westbury. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nutritionists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nutritionist in Old Westbury is $62,710 per year, which is higher than the average for nutritionists state-wide.