Nutrition in Idaho

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Schools Offering Nutrition Programs in Idaho


Around 0.1% of Idaho's graduates graduate from nutrition degree programs every year. That means an estimated 39 nutritionists graduate from Idaho's 3 nutrition schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Idaho that has a nutrition program is University of Idaho. University of Idaho, which was ranked 34th in the country in 2010, is located in Moscow. In 2010, 21 students graduated from University of Idaho's nutrition program. Students at University of Idaho paid $5,402 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Idaho that has a nutrition program is Idaho State University. Idaho State University, which was ranked 78th in the country in 2010, is located in Pocatello. 18 students graduated with degree in nutrition from Idaho State University in 2010. Students at Idaho State University paid $5,416 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Idaho that has a nutrition program is College of Southern Idaho. College of Southern Idaho, which was ranked 84th in the country in 2010, is located in Twin Falls. College of Southern Idaho charged in-state students $2,520 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Idaho's nutrition schools ranges from $5,416 per year to $2,520 per year. But, the average tuition is $4,446 per year. In 2010, the nutrition schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Idaho were:

  1. Idaho State University - located in Pocatello, students are charged $5,416 per year
  2. University of Idaho - located in Moscow, students are charged $5,402 per year
  3. College of Southern Idaho - located in Twin Falls, students are charged $2,520 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Idaho nutrition schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. College of Southern Idaho - located in Twin Falls, students are charged $2,520 per year
  2. University of Idaho - located in Moscow, students are charged $5,402 per year
  3. Idaho State University - located in Pocatello, students are charged $5,416 per year

A nutrition degree from an Idaho school... what next?

The highest percentage of nutrition graduates in Idaho pursue careers as a nutritionist. In 2010, there were 230 nutritionists working in Idaho. In Idaho, the largest numbers of nutritionists work in the following counties:

  1. Ada County - 90 nutritionists
  2. Bear Lake County

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of nutritionists in the state of Idaho will grow to 270. This would require a 17% growth in the profession.

Salary

A nutritionist in Idaho earns $48,040 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Idaho nutritionists earned as little as less than $17,140 per year or as much as more than $65,420 per year. The counties in Idaho with the highest average salary for a nutritionist are:

  1. Ada County - $52,200 per year
  2. Bear Lake County - $31,820 per year

A nutritionist in the following counties in Idaho make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Bear Lake County - $31,820 per year
  2. Ada County - $52,200 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in nutrition in Idaho and to compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse practitioning or healthcare, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition in Idaho

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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
7,349 miles from location Idaho State University Pocatello ID 21.8189 n/a 13,493
7,480 miles from location University of Idaho Moscow ID 66.4145 44% 11,957
7,453 miles from location College of Southern Idaho Twin Falls ID 15.7658 n/a 8,133
 

Curious what studying Nutrition gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Dietitians and Nutritionists + 230 $48,040 4.5%
2
Dietetic Technicians + 170 $26,110 13.3%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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