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Dietetics & Nutrition Services Schools in Louisiana

69 Nutrition students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Dietetics & Nutrition Services is the 19th most popular major in the state out of a total 25 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Dietetics & Nutrition Services Majors in Louisiana

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 35
Post-Master’s Certificate 24
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 24
Master’s Degree 10

Gender Distribution

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

Dietetics & Nutrition Services Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.3%
  • Black or African American: 8.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.8%
  • White: 73.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.9%
  • Other Races: 4.3%
Dietetics & Nutrition Services Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Dietetics & Nutrition Services Grads in Louisiana

There are 1,300 people in the state and 98,210 people in the nation working in nutrition jobs.

Dietetics & Nutrition Services Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Dietetics & Nutrition Services Jobs in Louisiana

A typical salary for a nutrition grad in the state is $24,390, compared to a typical salary of $30,130 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Louisiana that offer nutrition degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
11,510 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 6.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Graduates earn an average $35,400 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,839.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
6,491 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.65 years to graduate. A typical student attending Nicholls State University will pay a net price of $11,266. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
16,933 Total Students

78% of the teachers are full time. 24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.50%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,140 Total Students

A typical student attending Delgado Community College will pay a net price of $9,272. 46% of the teachers are full time. 88% of students get financical aid.

Dietetics & Nutrition Services Careers in LA

Some of the careers nutrition majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Dietitians and Nutritionists 12% $54,880
Dietetic Technicians 7% $22,610

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Nursing 3,193
Allied Health Services 2,233
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2,053
Allied Health Professions 1,071
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,054
Health Aids & Attendants 815
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 561
Medicine 482

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