Utica has a general population of 60,651 and an overall student population of 13,663. Approximately 6,667 of Utica's students are enrolled in schools that offer nutrition programs.
Utica's largest nutrition school is Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch. In 2010, Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in nutrition.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a nutrition degree in Utica. Tuition in 2009 at Utica's nutrition schools was $16,664 per year for instate students and $20,014 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nutrition program in Utica. And if you live on campus at one of the Utica-based nutrition schools, you will have an added expense of $7,940 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,654.
If you decide to work as a nutritionist in Utica, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 1,100 nutritionists in New York, 120 were working in the greater Utica area. The government projects that the number of nutritionists in Utica will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nutritionists.
As a nutritionist in Utica, you can expect to make an average salary of $19,470 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nutritionists in the state.