Nutrition in Nevada

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Schools Offering Nutrition Programs in Nevada


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Nevada students graduate with degrees in nutrition. In other words, every year an estimated 59 nutritionists graduate from Nevada's 3 nutrition schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Nevada that has a nutrition program is University of Nevada-Las Vegas. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, which was ranked 70th in the country in 2010, is located in Las Vegas. In 2010, University of Nevada-Las Vegas graduated 18 students from its nutrition program. University of Nevada-Las Vegas charged in-state students $5,808 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Nevada with a nutrition program is University of Nevada-Reno, which is located in Reno. In 2010, it was ranked 70th nationwide. 40 students graduated with degree in nutrition from University of Nevada-Reno in 2010. Students at University of Nevada-Reno paid $5,561 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Nevada with a nutrition program is Truckee Meadows Community College, which is located in Reno. In 2010, it was ranked 88th nationwide. Tuition at Truckee Meadows Community College was $2,243 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Nevada's nutrition schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $4,537 per year, though tuition can range from $5,808 per year to $2,243 per year. The Nevada nutrition schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Nevada-Las Vegas - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $5,808 per year
  2. University of Nevada-Reno - located in Reno, students are charged $5,561 per year
  3. Truckee Meadows Community College - located in Reno, students are charged $2,243 per year

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

  1. Truckee Meadows Community College - located in Reno, students are charged $2,243 per year
  2. University of Nevada-Reno - located in Reno, students are charged $5,561 per year
  3. University of Nevada-Las Vegas - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $5,808 per year

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

Most people who graduate from nutrition school in Nevada go on to work as a nutritionist. Nevada had 250 nutritionists in 2010. In Nevada, the largest numbers of nutritionists work in the following counties:

  1. Clark County - 150 nutritionists
  2. Pinal County - 60 nutritionists

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of nutritionists in the state of Nevada will grow to 320. This would require a 10% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, nutritionists earn $64,000 per year. But, salaries for nutritionists can vary. In 2010, nutritionists made as little as less than $36,700 per year or as much as more than $81,490 per year in Nevada. On average a nutritionist earns the most in the following Nevada counties:

  1. Clark County - $68,900 per year
  2. Pinal County - $58,040 per year

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

  1. Pinal County - $58,040 per year
  2. Clark County - $68,900 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in nutrition in Nevada 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 Nevada
  • Master's Degree in Nutrition in Nevada
  • Certificate in Nutrition in Nevada

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
7,613 miles from location University of Nevada-Las Vegas Las Vegas NV 30.2847 53% 29,080
7,784 miles from location University of Nevada-Reno Reno NV 29.9905 49% 16,875
7,783 miles from location Truckee Meadows Community College Reno NV 11.7657 n/a 12,942
 

Curious what studying Nutrition gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Dietetic Technicians + n/a $27,390
2
Dietitians and Nutritionists + 250 $64,000 25.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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