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Dietetics & Nutrition Services Schools in Tennessee

In 2018-2019, 95 students earned their Nutrition degrees in TN.

A Dietetics & Nutrition Services major is the 21st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Dietetics & Nutrition Services Majors in Tennessee

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 34
Master’s Degree 32
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 24
Associate’s Degree 3
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Dietetics & Nutrition Services Majors in TN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 10.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.2%
  • White: 78.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.1%
  • Other Races: 4.2%
Dietetics & Nutrition Services Majors in TN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Dietetics & Nutrition Services Grads in Tennessee

1,900 people in the state and 98,210 in the nation are employed in jobs related to nutrition.

Dietetics & Nutrition Services Jobs Nationwide vs. TN

Wages for Dietetics & Nutrition Services Jobs in Tennessee

Nutrition grads earn an average of $25,490 in the state and $30,130 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Tennessee that offer nutrition degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,317 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.60%. 61% of the teachers are full time. 97% of students get financical aid.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
484 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,200 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
21,458 Total Students

The average student takes 4.74 years to complete their degree at UofM. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,700 after earning their degree at this institution. 68% of the teachers are full time.

#4

Lipscomb University

Nashville
12 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
4,620 Total Students

An average student at Lipscomb will pay a net price of $24,334. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,900 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.70%.

#5

Carson - Newman University

Jefferson City
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
2,560 Total Students

An average student at Carson - Newman will pay a net price of $18,906. In their early career, Carson - Newman grads earn an average salary of $31,500. It takes the average student 4.18 years to graduate.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,347 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. 92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 41% of the teachers are full time.

Dietetics & Nutrition Services Careers in TN

Some of the careers nutrition majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Dietetic Technicians 19% $23,870
Dietitians and Nutritionists 16% $55,530

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

Major Annual Graduates in TN
Nursing 5,664
Allied Health Professions 2,513
Allied Health Services 1,892
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,628
Health/Medical Admin Services 790
Dental Support Services 700
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 539
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 507

View all majors related to Dietetics & Nutrition Services

View Nationwide Dietetics & Nutrition Services Report

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