Nutrition in North Dakota

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Schools Offering Nutrition Programs in North Dakota


Each year, roughly 0.1% of North Dakota students graduate with degrees in nutrition. Thus, North Dakota's 2 nutrition schools put out approximately 26 nutritionists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in North Dakota with a nutrition program is University of North Dakota, which is located in Grand Forks. In 2010, it was ranked 67th nationwide. 22 students graduated with a degree in nutrition from University of North Dakota in 2010. Tuition at University of North Dakota was $6,934 per year.

The second-ranked school in North Dakota that has a nutrition program is United Tribes Technical College. United Tribes Technical College, which was ranked 87th in the country in 2010, is located in Bismarck. 4 students graduated with degree in nutrition from United Tribes Technical College in 2010. United Tribes Technical College charged in-state students $3,840 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of North Dakota's nutrition schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $5,387 per year, though tuition can range from $6,934 per year to $3,840 per year. In 2010, the nutrition schools that charged the highest tuition rates in North Dakota were:

  1. University of North Dakota - located in Grand Forks, students are charged $6,934 per year
  2. United Tribes Technical College - located in Bismarck, students are charged $3,840 per year

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

  1. United Tribes Technical College - located in Bismarck, students are charged $3,840 per year
  2. University of North Dakota - located in Grand Forks, students are charged $6,934 per year

A nutrition degree from a North Dakota school... what next?

Most people who graduate from nutrition school in North Dakota go on to work as a nutritionist. North Dakota had 210 nutritionists in 2010. The North Dakota counties with the largest populations of nutritionists are:

  1. Clay County - 60 nutritionists
  2. Adams County - 30 nutritionists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of nutritionists is expected to grow by 4% by 2018. There are projected to be 240 nutritionists working in the North Dakota then.

Salary

On average, nutritionists earn $47,900 per year. In 2010, however, some North Dakota nutritionists earned as little as less than $31,700 per year or as much as more than $66,440 per year. A nutritionist in the following North Dakota counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Adams County - $47,580 per year
  2. Clay County - $47,180 per year

On average, nutritionists earns the least in the following North Dakota counties:

  1. Clay County - $47,180 per year
  2. Adams County - $47,580 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in nutrition in North Dakota 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.

  • Associate's Degree in Nutrition in North Dakota
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition in North Dakota

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
6,552 miles from location University of North Dakota Grand Forks ND 33.3542 63% 13,172
6,733 miles from location United Tribes Technical College Bismarck ND 13.4972 n/a 476
 

Curious what studying Nutrition gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Dietitians and Nutritionists + 210 $47,900 23.5%
2
Dietetic Technicians + 70 $26,850 -41.7%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are nutrition related jobs in North Dakota