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Dietetics & Nutrition Services Schools in Pennsylvania

In 2018-2019, 339 students earned their Nutrition degrees in PA.

In this state, Dietetics & Nutrition Services is the 19th most popular major out of a total 32 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Dietetics & Nutrition Services Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 203
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 61
Post-Master’s Certificate 61
Master’s Degree 58
Associate’s Degree 15
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 2
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 2

Gender Distribution

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

Dietetics & Nutrition Services Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.4%
  • Black or African American: 0.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.1%
  • White: 78.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.8%
  • Other Races: 12.1%
Dietetics & Nutrition Services Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Dietetics & Nutrition Services Grads in Pennsylvania

There are 4,530 people in the state and 98,210 people in the nation working in nutrition jobs.

Dietetics & Nutrition Services Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Dietetics & Nutrition Services Jobs in Pennsylvania

In this state, nutrition grads earn an average of $30,080. Nationwide, they make an average of $30,130.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer nutrition degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

121 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
17,527 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.39 years to graduate. The 4.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 79% get financial aid.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
2,853 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.80% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
28,673 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 76%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.40%. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#4

Cedar Crest College

Allentown
30 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
1,596 Total Students

An average student at Cedar Crest will pay a net price of $21,239. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 39% of the teachers are full time.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
1,629 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. 45% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate of 8.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#6

Messiah University

Mechanicsburg
20 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
3,375 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.60%. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#7

Immaculata University

Immaculata
19 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
2,448 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.20 years. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
11,483 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.30%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $21,615. The full-time teacher rate is 66%.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,086 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $26,300 after graduation. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $9,292.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
46,810 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $40,100 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.24 years to graduate.

Dietetics & Nutrition Services Careers in PA

Some of the careers nutrition majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Dietitians and Nutritionists 14% $56,700
Dietetic Technicians 10% $29,090

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Nursing 12,702
Allied Health Professions 3,300
Rehabilitation Professions 2,946
Health/Medical Admin Services 2,583
Allied Health Services 2,392
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2,029
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 1,510
Public Health 1,354

View all majors related to Dietetics & Nutrition Services

View Nationwide Dietetics & Nutrition Services Report

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