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Food, Nutrition & Related Services at Syracuse University

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Food, Nutrition & Related Services at Syracuse University

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

Syracuse is located in Syracuse, New York and approximately 21,322 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 28 nutrition majors received their bachelor's degree from Syracuse.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Food, Nutrition & Related Services section at the bottom of this page.

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

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

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The nutrition major at Syracuse is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Food, Nutrition & Related Services. 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 Food, Nutrition & Related Services Graduate Certificate Schools 9
Best Food, Nutrition & Related Services Schools 48
Most Focused Food, Nutrition & Related Services Schools 65

In 2021, 5 students received their master’s degree in nutrition from Syracuse. This makes it the #46 most popular school for nutrition master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of Syracuse Nutrition Graduates

The median salary of nutrition students who receive their bachelor's degree at Syracuse is $23,321. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $30,474 for all nutrition students.


Nutrition Student Demographics at Syracuse

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

93% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 28 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in nutrition from Syracuse in 2021, 7% were men and 93% were women.


About 71% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in nutrition at Syracuse are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 20
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

80% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 5 nutrition majors earned their master's degree from Syracuse. Of these graduates, 20% were men and 80% were women.


Of the students who received a nutrition master's degree from Syracuse, 60% were white. This is typical for this degree on the natiowide level. In the nutrition master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 40% of degree recipients. That is 5% better than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 3
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Syracuse also has a doctoral program available in nutrition. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Nutrition Grads May Go Into

A degree in nutrition 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 Syracuse University.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 47,640 $41,510
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 16,180 $34,800
Food Service Managers 8,850 $77,760
Dietitians and Nutritionists 4,710 $68,050
Dietetic Technicians 1,090 $41,620


*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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