Nutrition in Massachusetts

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Schools Offering Nutrition Programs in Massachusetts


Around 0.1% of Massachusetts's graduates graduate from nutrition degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 239 nutritionists graduate from Massachusetts' 9 nutrition schools.

Top Schools

Tufts University, which was ranked 12th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a nutrition program. It is located in Medford. 81 students graduated with a degree in nutrition from Tufts University in 2010. Students at Tufts University paid $41,598 per year in tuition fees.

Boston University, which is located in Boston, is the second-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a nutrition program. It received a ranking of 14th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Boston University graduated 37 students from its nutrition program. The tuition rate at Boston University was $39,864 per year.

Northeastern University, which is located in Boston, is the third-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a nutrition program. It received a ranking of 18th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 11 students graduated from Northeastern University nutrition program. The tuition rate at Northeastern University was $36,792 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Massachusetts' nutrition schools ranges from $41,598 per year to $7,065 per year. But, the average tuition is $22,796 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Massachusetts nutrition schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Tufts University - located in Medford, students are charged $41,598 per year
  2. Boston University - located in Boston, students are charged $39,864 per year
  3. Northeastern University - located in Boston, students are charged $36,792 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Massachusetts nutrition schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Framingham State University - located in Framingham, students are charged $7,065 per year
  2. University of Massachusetts-Lowell - located in Lowell, students are charged $10,506 per year
  3. University of Massachusetts Amherst - located in Amherst, students are charged $11,917 per year

A nutrition degree from a Massachusetts school... what next?

A large number of Massachusetts nutrition graduates become nutritionists. In 2010, there were 1,670 nutritionists working in Massachusetts. In Massachusetts, the largest numbers of nutritionists work in the following counties:

  1. Bristol County - 940 nutritionists
  2. Hartford County - 160 nutritionists
  3. Essex County - 130 nutritionists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of nutritionists in Massachusetts will grow by 3%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,820 nutritionists working in Massachusetts.

Salary

On average, a nutritionist earns a salary of $58,850 per year in Massachusetts state. In 2010, however, some Massachusetts nutritionists earned as little as less than $18,280 per year or as much as more than $92,180 per year. The following counties in Massachusetts have the highest average salaries for nutritionists:

  1. Bristol County - $63,395 per year
  2. Barnstable County - $63,120 per year
  3. Hartford County - $58,490 per year

A nutritionist in the following counties in Massachusetts make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Essex County - $46,420 per year
  2. Middlesex County - $52,520 per year
  3. Windham County - $55,410 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Massachusetts statistics regarding a career in nutrition and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as nurse practitioning or healthcare.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition in Massachusetts
  • Master's Degree in Nutrition in Massachusetts
  • Doctoral Degree in Nutrition in Massachusetts

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,267 miles from location Boston University Boston MA 85.9479 20% 31,960
5,266 miles from location Northeastern University Boston MA 82.4476 20% 27,537
5,339 miles from location University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst MA 39.6358 21% 27,016
5,283 miles from location University of Massachusetts-Lowell Lowell MA 30.5008 37% 13,602
5,268 miles from location Tufts University Medford MA 87.5225 33% 10,252
5,283 miles from location Framingham State University Framingham MA 60.0669 34% 5,989
5,267 miles from location Simmons College Boston MA 65.2275 18% 5,003
5,264 miles from location Laboure College Boston MA 14.0035 52% 669
5,265 miles from location Massachusetts General Hospital Dietetic Internship Boston MA 0.00119526 n/a 10
 

Curious what studying Nutrition gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Massachusetts

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Dietitians and Nutritionists + 1,670 $58,850 -18.9%
2
Dietetic Technicians + 1,380 $29,460 43.8%
 

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