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Dietetics & Nutrition Services Schools in Illinois

In 2018-2019, 298 students earned their Nutrition degrees in IL.

In terms of popularity, Dietetics & Nutrition Services is the 17th most popular major in the state out of a total 34 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Dietetics & Nutrition Services Majors in Illinois

Nutrition majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 179
Master’s Degree 96
Post-Master’s Certificate 18
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 18
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 4
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

In Illinois, a nutrition major is more popular with women than with men.

Dietetics & Nutrition Services Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nutrition majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.0%
  • Black or African American: 4.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 12.8%
  • White: 73.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.0%
  • Other Races: 3.0%
Dietetics & Nutrition Services Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Dietetics & Nutrition Services Grads in Illinois

There are 7,030 people in the state and 98,210 people in the nation working in nutrition jobs.

Dietetics & Nutrition Services Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Dietetics & Nutrition Services Jobs in Illinois

A typical salary for a nutrition grad in the state is $25,770, compared to a typical salary of $30,130 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in Illinois that offer nutrition degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
17,169 Total Students

In their early career, NIU grads earn an average salary of $36,800. 75% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.59 years to complete their degree at NIU.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
31,683 Total Students

The average student takes 4.55 years to complete their degree at UIC. 82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
20,635 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $21,301. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,600 after earning their degree at this institution. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
7,526 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,851. 92% of students get financical aid. In their early career, EIU grads earn an average salary of $34,400.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
17,007 Total Students

In their early career, Loyola Chicago grads earn an average salary of $42,700. It takes the average student 4.15 years to graduate. An average student at Loyola Chicago will pay a net price of $34,024.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
13,281 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,532. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 73% are considered full time.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
5,882 Total Students

The average student takes 4.30 years to complete their degree at Bradley. The full-time teacher rate is 59%. This private school has an average net price of $24,706.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
8,502 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 9.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This public school has an average net price of $15,970. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.30%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $68,100 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 66% are considered full time.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
4,655 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $20,007. The average student takes 4.21 years to complete their degree at Olivet Nazarene. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

Dietetics & Nutrition Services Careers in IL

Some of the careers nutrition majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Dietitians and Nutritionists 5% $58,650
Dietetic Technicians 4% $22,930

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to nutrition.

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Nursing 20,702
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 7,332
Allied Health Services 3,404
Health/Medical Admin Services 3,310
Allied Health Professions 3,304
Public Health 1,360
Medicine 1,071
Communication Sciences 921

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View Nationwide Dietetics & Nutrition Services Report

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