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2021 Best Nutrition Science Master's Degree Schools

47 Colleges
$43,388 Avg Salary
$48,770 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Nutrition Science Master's Degree School for You

Nutrition Science is the #151 most popular major in the country with 4,794 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

With all the programs available today, it can be tough to choose which one is the best for you. With more and more schools offering online options, you could even register for a great program on the other side of the country. On top of that, there are a considerable number of trade schools that offer fast-track entry to many fields.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Course Advisor has created the Best Nutrition Science Master's Degree Schools to help you in your search for the best school for you. This report analyzed 47 schools in the United States to see which ones offered the best master's degree programs for students. Factors related to overall quality of the school, post-graduation earnings, average student debt, and more accumulated were considered when coming up with this list.

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2021 Best Nutrition Science Master’s Degree Schools in the United States

The following schools top our list of the Best Nutrition Science Master's Degree Colleges.

Top 10 Best Nutrition Science Master's Degree Schools

Our 2021 rankings named Columbia University in the City of New York the best school in the United States for nutrition science students working on their master’s degree. Columbia is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the city of New York.

The average amount in student loans that nutrition science majors at Columbia take out while working on their Master's Degree is $58,067. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $754, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#2

Rush University

Chicago, IL

Out of the 47 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Rush University landed the # 2 spot on the list. Rush University Medical Center is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Chicago.

While working on their Master's Degree, nutrition science majors at Rush University Medical Center accumulate an average of around $56,618 in student debt.

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#3

New York University

New York, NY

A rank of #3 on this year’s list means New York University is a great place for nutrition science students working on their master’s degree. Located in the large city of New York, NYU is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

On average, nutrition science graduates from NYU take out $85,904 in student loans while working on their Master's Degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $864, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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A rank of #4 on this year’s list means University of California - Berkeley is a great place for nutrition science students working on their master’s degree. Located in the midsize city of Berkeley, UC Berkeley is a public school with a very large student population.

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#5

Tufts University

Medford, MA

The excellent master’s degree programs at Tufts University helped the school earn the #5 place on this year’s ranking of the best nutrition science schools in the United States. Tufts is a large private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Medford.

The average amount in student loans that nutrition science majors at Tufts take out while working on their Master's Degree is $64,930. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $724.

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North Carolina State University landed the #6 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best master’s degree nutrition science programs. Located in the large city of Raleigh, NC State is a public school with a fairly large student population.

On average, nutrition science graduates from NC State take out $36,029 in student loans while working on their Master's Degree.

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#7

Boston University

Boston, MA

Boston University ranked #7 on this year’s Best Nutrition Science Master’s Degree Schools list. Located in the large city of Boston, Boston U is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

While working on their Master's Degree, nutrition science majors at Boston U accumulate an average of around $57,070 in student debt. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $577.

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University at Buffalo

Buffalo, NY

University at Buffalo did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for nutrition science students to get a master’s degree. It came in at #8 on the list. University at Buffalo is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Buffalo.

The average amount in student loans that nutrition science majors at University at Buffalo take out while working on their Master's Degree is $39,339. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $427.

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill came in at #9 in this year’s edition of the Best Nutrition Science Master’s Degree Schools ranking. Located in the small city of Chapel Hill, UNC Chapel Hill is a public school with a very large student population.

On average, nutrition science graduates from UNC Chapel Hill take out $71,165 in student loans while working on their Master's Degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $852.

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University of Cincinnati - Main Campus landed the #10 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best master’s degree nutrition science programs. Located in the city of Cincinnati, Cincinnati is a public school with a very large student population.

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New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

One of 28 majors within the area of study, nutrition science has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Nutrition Science

Related Major Annual Graduates
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 37,392
Biological & Physical Science 29,278
International Studies 7,967
Interdisciplinary Studies 6,609
Behavioral Science 3,731

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to division, CSIRO.

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