Top Nutrition Sciences All Programs - 2020

For all the 4,759 degrees granted in Nutrition Sciences annually, the majority of them are Bachelors degree. Out of the 4,759 students earning degrees in the US, 84% percent identify as women and 16% percent identify as men. Though students at schools all over the country study Nutrition Sciences, California has the most graduates. The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Nutrition Sciences is $47,533.

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Total Students
4,759
Total Males
766
Total Females
3,993

Degree Type

  • Total Bachelors degree

    3,306

  • Total Masters degree

    1,179

  • Total Doctors degree research scholarship

    148

  • Total Postbaccalaureate certificate

    73

  • Total Post masters certificate

    32

  • Total Associates degree

    20

  • Total Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Degree

    1

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See where Nutrition Sciences is the most popular major in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of Nutrition Sciences degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
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Top Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

If you’re thinking about majoring in Nutrition Sciences, then you should look at these top colleges, including Tufts University, the University of California-Davis and Russell Sage College. Tufts University is our best ranked institution for a degree in Nutrition Sciences with 105 students graduating with this major annually . Learn more about college options in the table below.

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Careers for Nutrition Sciences Majors

For Nutrition Sciences majors, some of the most in demand jobs include Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary, Natural Sciences Managers and Dietitians and Nutritionists. Additionally, Nutrition Sciences graduates may land a top paying job, such as Natural Sciences Managers or Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary.

Top Paying Careers for Nutrition Sciences

  1. Natural Sciences Managers   (Median Wage: $129,100)
  2. Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $83,300)
  3. Molecular and Cellular Biologists   (Median Wage: $82,220)
  4. Life Scientists, All Other   (Median Wage: $75,910)
  5. Dietitians and Nutritionists   (Median Wage: $61,270)
  6. Dietetic Technicians   (Median Wage: $28,400)
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