Nutrition in Rhode Island

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Schools Offering Nutrition Programs in Rhode Island


Around 0.9% of Rhode Island's graduates graduate from nutrition degree programs every year. That means an estimated 337 nutritionists graduate from Rhode Island's 2 nutrition schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Rhode Island, which was ranked 66th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Rhode Island that has a nutrition program. It is located in Kingston. 59 students graduated with a degree in nutrition from University of Rhode Island in 2010. Tuition at University of Rhode Island was $10,476 per year.

Johnson & Wales University, which was ranked 71st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Rhode Island that has a nutrition program. It is located in Providence. In 2010, Johnson & Wales University graduated 278 students from its nutrition program. The tuition rate at Johnson & Wales University was $24,429 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Rhode Island nutrition school, average tuition will be $17,453 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $10,476 per year to $24,429 per year. The Rhode Island nutrition schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Johnson & Wales University - located in Providence, students are charged $24,429 per year
  2. University of Rhode Island - located in Kingston, students are charged $10,476 per year

The nutrition schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Rhode Island were:

  1. University of Rhode Island - located in Kingston, students are charged $10,476 per year
  2. Johnson & Wales University - located in Providence, students are charged $24,429 per year

A nutrition degree from a Rhode Island school... what next?

Most people who graduate from nutrition school in Rhode Island go on to work as a nutritionist. 160 nutritionists were working in Rhode Island in 2010. The Rhode Island counties with the largest populations of nutritionists are:

  1. Bristol County - 210 nutritionists

Salary

A nutritionist in Rhode Island earns $62,840 per year on average. The following counties in Rhode Island have the highest average salaries for nutritionists:

  1. Bristol County - $60,060 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in nutrition in Rhode Island and to compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse practitioning or healthcare, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition in Rhode Island
  • Master's Degree in Nutrition in Rhode Island

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,275 miles from location University of Rhode Island Kingston RI 34.1458 22% 16,389
5,274 miles from location Johnson & Wales University Providence RI 28.7108 25% 10,709
 

Curious what studying Nutrition gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Dietitians and Nutritionists + 160 $62,840 0.0%
2
Dietetic Technicians + 90 $35,610 -76.9%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are nutrition related jobs in Rhode Island