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Nutrition Science at New York University

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Nutrition Science at New York University

What traits are you looking for in a nutrition science school? To help you decide if New York University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's nutrition science program.

NYU is located in New York, New York and has a total student population of 52,775. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 41 students received a bachelor's degree in nutrition science from NYU.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Nutrition Science section at the bottom of this page.

NYU Nutrition Science Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition Science
  • Master’s Degree in Nutrition Science
  • Doctorate Degree in Nutrition Science

NYU Nutrition Science Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the nutrition science progam at NYU compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The nutrition science major at NYU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Nutrition Science. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Nutrition Science Master’s Degree Schools 25

In 2021, 48 students received their master’s degree in nutrition science from NYU. This makes it the #3 most popular school for nutrition science master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 1 student who received their doctoral degrees in nutrition science, making the school the #38 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Nutrition Science Graduates from NYU Make?

The median salary of nutrition science students who receive their bachelor's degree at NYU is $25,904. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $29,265 for all nutrition science students.


Nutrition Science Student Demographics at NYU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the nutrition science majors at New York University.

NYU Nutrition Science Bachelor’s Program

85% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 41 nutrition science students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from NYU, about 15% were men and 85% were women.


The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from New York University with a bachelor's in nutrition science.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 6
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 14
International Students 12
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

NYU Nutrition Science Master’s Program

98% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 48 students who earned a master's degree in Nutrition Science from NYU in 2020-2021, 2% were men and 98% were women.


Of the students who received a nutrition science master's degree from NYU, 65% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from New York University with a master's in nutrition science.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 31
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

NYU also has a doctoral program available in nutrition science. In 2021, 1 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Nutrition Science Grads May Go Into

A degree in nutrition science can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for New York University.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Dietitians and Nutritionists 4,710 $68,050
Biological Science Professors 4,590 $102,800
Natural Sciences Managers 1,360 $148,460
Dietetic Technicians 1,090 $41,620
Biological Scientists 690 $89,000


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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