A program that prepares individuals to apply the principles of dietetics and the biomedical and nutrition sciences to design and manage effective nutrition programs as part of clinical treatment and therapy programs, and to manage health care facility food services. Includes instruction in human nutrition, nutrient metabolism, the role of foods and nutrition in health promotion and disease prevention, nutrition as a treatment regime, planning and directing hospital food service programs, diet and nutrition analysis and planning, supervision of food storage and preparation, special diets, client education, and professional standards and regulations.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|2||New York Chiropractic College||33||37%||N/A|
|3||Loma Linda University||28||3%||N/A|
|4||Kent State University at Kent||25||0%||$24,926|
|5||Mansfield University of Pennsylvania||22||3%||$22,434|
|6||University of Alabama at Birmingham||19||0%||$22,495|
|8||Midwest College of Oriental Medicine-Racine||19||48%||N/A|
|9||SUNY College at Plattsburgh||16||1%||$21,309|
|10||University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center||15||15%||N/A|
|11||University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey||13||1%||N/A|
|14||University of Memphis||12||0%||$23,535|
|15||Midwest College of Oriental Medicine-Chicago||11||30%||N/A|
|17||East Tennessee State University||10||0%||$23,607|
|20||Oregon Health & Science University||8||1%||N/A|
|21||University of North Dakota||4||0%||$21,162|
|22||George Mason University||4||0%||$25,335|
|23||Florida State University||3||0%||$21,543|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.