Nutrition Science at Rutgers University - New Brunswick
Rutgers New Brunswick is located in New Brunswick, New Jersey and approximately 50,411 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 67 nutrition science majors received their bachelor's degree from Rutgers New Brunswick.
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.
Rutgers New Brunswick Nutrition Science Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition Science
- Master’s Degree in Nutrition Science
- Doctorate Degree in Nutrition Science
Rutgers New Brunswick Nutrition Science Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks nutrition science programs across the country. The following shows how Rutgers New Brunswick performed in these rankings.
Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The nutrition science major at Rutgers New Brunswick 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.
|Most Focused Nutrition Science Schools||68|
In 2021, 3 students received their master’s degree in nutrition science from Rutgers New Brunswick. This makes it the #70 most popular school for nutrition science master’s degree candidates in the country.
Earnings of Rutgers New Brunswick Nutrition Science Graduates
The median salary of nutrition science students who receive their bachelor's degree at Rutgers New Brunswick is $32,168. This is 10% higher than $29,265, which is the national average for all nutrition science bachelor's degree recipients.
Nutrition Science Student Demographics at Rutgers New Brunswick
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the nutrition science majors at Rutgers University - New Brunswick.
Rutgers New Brunswick Nutrition Science Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 8% more racial-ethnic minorities in its nutrition science bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rutgers University - New Brunswick with a bachelor's in nutrition science.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||12|
Rutgers New Brunswick Nutrition Science Master’s Program
In the nutrition science master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 67% of degree recipients. That is 30% better than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rutgers University - New Brunswick with a master's in nutrition science.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
Rutgers New Brunswick 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 NJ, the home state for Rutgers University - New Brunswick.
|Occupation||Jobs in NJ||Average Salary in NJ|
|Dietitians and Nutritionists||1,860||$68,810|
|Biological Science Professors||1,540||$104,140|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Zampromote under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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