Nutrition in Colorado

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Schools Offering Nutrition Programs in Colorado


Each year, approximately 0.2% of Colorado graduates receive degrees in nutrition. In other words, every year an estimated 272 nutritionists graduate from Colorado's 4 nutrition schools.

Top Schools

University of Northern Colorado, which is located in Greeley, is the top-ranked school in Colorado that has a nutrition program. It received a ranking of 38th in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Northern Colorado graduated 50 students from its nutrition program. University of Northern Colorado charged in-state students $5,997 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Colorado that has a nutrition program is Colorado State University. Colorado State University, which was ranked 62nd in the country in 2010, is located in Fort Collins. In 2010, 101 students graduated from Colorado State University nutrition program. Students at Colorado State University paid $6,985 per year in tuition fees.

Johnson & Wales University-Denver, which is located in Denver, is the third-ranked school in Colorado that has a nutrition program. It received a ranking of 76th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Johnson & Wales University-Denver graduated 114 students from its nutrition programs. Students at Johnson & Wales University-Denver paid $24,429 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Colorado nutrition school, average tuition will be $10,376 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $4,093 per year to $24,429 per year. In 2010, the nutrition schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Colorado were:

  1. Johnson & Wales University-Denver - located in Denver, students are charged $24,429 per year
  2. Colorado State University - located in Fort Collins, students are charged $6,985 per year
  3. University of Northern Colorado - located in Greeley, students are charged $5,997 per year

The nutrition schools in Colorado that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Metropolitan State College of Denver - located in Denver, students are charged $4,093 per year
  2. University of Northern Colorado - located in Greeley, students are charged $5,997 per year
  3. Colorado State University - located in Fort Collins, students are charged $6,985 per year

A nutrition degree from a Colorado school... what next?

A large number of Colorado nutrition graduates become nutritionists. In 2010, there were 790 nutritionists working in Colorado. The following counties have the largest number of Colorado nutritionists:

  1. Adams County - 360 nutritionists
  2. Larimer County - 60 nutritionists
  3. Weld County - 60 nutritionists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of nutritionists is expected to grow by 9% by 2018. There are projected to be 870 nutritionists working in the Colorado then.

Salary

A nutritionist in Colorado earns $52,130 per year on average. However, Colorado nutritionists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $17,840 per year to more than $80,530 per year in 2010. The following counties in Colorado have the highest average salaries for nutritionists:

  1. Adams County - $57,280 per year
  2. Eagle County - $55,310 per year
  3. Boulder County - $52,770 per year

The Colorado counties with the lowest average salary for nutritionists are:

  1. Alamosa County - $36,640 per year
  2. Larimer County - $39,150 per year
  3. Archuleta County - $45,050 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Colorado statistics regarding a career in nutrition. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse practitioning or healthcare.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition in Colorado
  • Master's Degree in Nutrition in Colorado
  • Doctoral Degree in Nutrition in Colorado

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,013 miles from location Colorado State University Fort Collins CO 38.2925 39% 28,902
7,019 miles from location Metropolitan State College of Denver Denver CO 19.9884 54% 22,837
6,995 miles from location University of Northern Colorado Greeley CO 61.9484 42% 12,711
7,014 miles from location Johnson & Wales University-Denver Denver CO 23.8219 21% 1,461
 

Curious what studying Nutrition gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Colorado

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Dietitians and Nutritionists + 790 $52,130 -28.2%
2
Dietetic Technicians + 540 $21,600 28.6%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are nutrition related jobs in Colorado