Troy has a general population of 49,170 and an overall student population of 21,055. Approximately 749 of Troy's students are enrolled in schools that offer nutrition programs.
The largest nutrition school in Troy, by student population, is The Sage Colleges. In 2010, The Sage Colleges graduated approximately 32 students from its nutrition program.
In 2010, 32 students graduated with a nutrition degree in Troy. In 2009 tuition at nutrition schools in Troy was $27,790 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for nutrition related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,670 per year, on average, for room and board at Troy-based nutrition schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,790.
If you decide to work as a nutritionist in Troy, your job prospects are not very good. There were 4,660 nutritionists working in New York and 290 working in the greater Troy area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nutritionists in Troy will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nutritionists.
As a nutritionist in Troy, you can expect to make an average salary of $55,010 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nutritionists in the state.