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Dietetics & Nutrition Services Schools in North Carolina

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

As a degree choice, Dietetics & Nutrition Services is the 15th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Dietetics & Nutrition Services Majors in North Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 126
Post-Master’s Certificate 41
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 41
Master’s Degree 19
Associate’s Degree 4
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 2

Gender Distribution

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

Dietetics & Nutrition Services Majors in NC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nutrition majors in North Carolina is as follows:

  • Asian: 5.7%
  • Black or African American: 3.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.2%
  • White: 78.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.5%
  • Other Races: 5.7%
Dietetics & Nutrition Services Majors in NC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Dietetics & Nutrition Services Grads in North Carolina

In this state, there are 2,300 people employed in jobs related to a nutrition degree, compared to 98,210 nationwide.

Dietetics & Nutrition Services Jobs Nationwide vs. NC

Wages for Dietetics & Nutrition Services Jobs in North Carolina

Nutrition grads earn an average of $28,100 in the state and $30,130 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in North Carolina that offer nutrition degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

71 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
19,280 Total Students

The average student takes 4.36 years to complete their degree at Appalachian State. Of all the students who attend this school, 71% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 77% are considered full time.


Meredith College

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
1,810 Total Students

12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 4.80% which is lower than average. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $24,366.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
28,651 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,900 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. 81% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
12,167 Total Students

The 6.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. 88% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.41 years to complete their degree at WCU.


Gaston College

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,655 Total Students

72% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,160. 100% of the teachers are full time.

Dietetics & Nutrition Services Careers in NC

Some of the careers nutrition majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Dietitians and Nutritionists 15% $54,620
Dietetic Technicians 10% $27,970

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Nursing 7,453
Health/Medical Admin Services 4,046
Allied Health Professions 2,305
Allied Health Services 1,989
Public Health 1,178
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,051
Mental & Social Health Services 1,036
Rehabilitation Professions 827

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