Baton Rouge Holistic Nutrition Schools with Degree Program Info

Sep 25, 2018

While there are no holistic nutrition schools in Baton Rouge, there is a local university that offers a nutrition and food science training program within roughly five miles of downtown. Learn about the degree requirements at this school to make an informed education decision.

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Holistic Nutrition Degrees in Baton Rouge

While no schools in or near Baton Rouge currently offer holistic nutrition courses, there is one university in the region that provides a related program in nutrition and food science. Find out about this school's coursework and practicum requirements below, and then check out the table of facts and figures for the university.

  • Louisiana State University (LSU) and Agricultural & Mechanical College is about five miles from central Baton Rouge and provides an undergraduate degree program designed for aspiring nutritionists and dietitians. The degree can be completed in eight semesters.

School Statistics

Now that you've seen a basic overview of the program at LSU, take a look at this table to find out more about the institution. There are stats on costs, acceptance rates, graduation rates and more.

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
School Type 4-year, public
Total Enrollment (2017) 30,861*
Campus Setting Midsize city
Tuition & Fees (2017-2018) $11,374 in-state; $28,051 out-of-state*
% of Beginning Students Receiving Some Form of Financial Aid (2017) 95%*
Acceptance Rate (2017) 74%*
Retention Rate (2016-2017) 83% for full-time students*
Graduation Rate (Students Beginning in 2011) 67%*

Source: *NCES College Navigator

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College had its origins in acquiring government land grants all the way back in the early 1800s. LSU's College of Agriculture offers various programs in nutritional sciences.

Nutrition, Health & Society Undergraduate Program

Prospective students seeking a career in the field of nutrition and food science can enroll in a 4-year nutrition, health and society undergraduate program. The program consists of 120 credits and students will be required to maintain a 2.0 GPA or better. Course topics include biology, general chemistry, food theory, microorganisms, food science, biochemistry, food safety and food laws.

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