La Crosse has a general population of 51,818 and an overall student population of 18,864. Approximately 3,282 of La Crosse's students are enrolled in schools that offer nutrition programs.
The largest nutrition school in La Crosse, by student population, is Viterbo University. In 2010, Viterbo University graduated approximately 5 students from its nutrition program.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a nutrition degree from one of La Crosse's nutrition schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,160 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $850 for nutrition related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,710 per year, on average, for room and board at La Crosse-based nutrition schools. 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 La Crosse, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 24 nutritionists in Wisconsin were working in the greater La Crosse area. The government projects that the number of nutritionists in La Crosse will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nutritionists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nutritionist in La Crosse is $49,840 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nutritionists.
900 Viterbo Drive, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601-8804