With an overall population of 147,306 and a student population of 40,837, approximately 19,638 of Syracuse students attend one of Syracuse's schools that offer nutrition programs.
Of the 1 nutrition schools in Syracuse, the largest nutrition school, by student population, is Syracuse University. In 2010, Syracuse University graduated approximately 40 students from its nutrition program.
In 2010, 71 students graduated with a nutrition degree from one of Syracuse's nutrition schools. If you decide to attend a nutrition school in Syracuse, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $34,926.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,306 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nutrition program in Syracuse. And if you live on campus at one of the Syracuse-based nutrition schools, you will have an added expense of $12,374 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in nutrition, if you decide to work as a nutritionist in Syracuse, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,660 nutritionists in New York, 250 were working in the greater Syracuse area. The government projects that the number of nutritionists in Syracuse will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nutritionists.
As a nutritionist in Syracuse, you can expect to make an average salary of $47,800 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nutritionists in the state.