If you decide that you want to get a nutrition degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 nutrition schools in Madison, Wisconsin. Madison has a general population of 208,054 and an overall student population of 78,603. Approximately 58,264 of Madison's students are enrolled in schools that offer nutrition programs.
University of Wisconsin-Madison is the largest nutrition school in Madison, based on student population. Approximately 85 students graduated in 2010 from University of Wisconsin-Madison with credentials in nutrition.
In 2010, 87 students graduated with a nutrition degree in Madison. If you decide to attend one of Madison's nutrition schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,187 per year in instate tuition and $34,936 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,153 for nutrition related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Madison-based nutrition schools, you will have an added expense of $7,157 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,128.
Many nutrition graduates choose to work as nutritionists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Madison, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 nutritionists in Wisconsin were working in the greater Madison area. The government projects that the number of nutritionists in Madison will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nutritionists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nutritionist in Madison is $63,140 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nutritionists.
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