Nutrition in Oklahoma

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Schools Offering Nutrition Programs in Oklahoma


Around 0.2% of Oklahoma's graduates graduate from nutrition degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 184 nutritionists graduate from Oklahoma's 7 nutrition schools.

Top Schools

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus, which was ranked 64th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a nutrition program. It is located in Stillwater. 122 students graduated with a degree in nutrition from Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in 2010. The tuition rate at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was $6,779 per year.

Autry Technology Center, which is located in Enid, is the second-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a nutrition program. It received a ranking of 70th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Autry Technology Center nutrition program.

University of Central Oklahoma, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a nutrition program. It is located in Edmond. 26 students graduated with degree in nutrition from University of Central Oklahoma in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Central Oklahoma was $4,456 per year.

Cost

Nutrition schools in Oklahoma, charge students an average tuition of $2,610 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $6,779 per year, or as little as $2,216 per year. In 2010, the following Oklahoma nutrition schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Oklahoma State University-Main Campus - located in Stillwater, students are charged $6,779 per year
  2. University of Central Oklahoma - located in Edmond, students are charged $4,456 per year
  3. Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City - located in Oklahoma City, students are charged $2,419 per year

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

  1. Carl Albert State College - located in Poteau, students are charged $2,216 per year
  2. Tulsa Community College - located in Tulsa, students are charged $2,400 per year
  3. Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City - located in Oklahoma City, students are charged $2,419 per year

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

Most people who graduate from nutrition school in Oklahoma go on to work as a nutritionist. In 2010, there were 710 nutritionists working in Oklahoma. The Oklahoma counties with the largest populations of nutritionists are:

  1. Canadian County - 270 nutritionists
  2. Creek County - 160 nutritionists
  3. Adair County - 100 nutritionists

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of nutritionists in the state of Oklahoma will grow to 810. This would require a 10% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, nutritionists earn $47,320 per year. In 2010, however, some Oklahoma nutritionists earned as little as less than $17,420 per year or as much as more than $109,540 per year. On average a nutritionist earns the most in the following Oklahoma counties:

  1. Atoka County - $59,690 per year
  2. Beckham County - $53,400 per year
  3. Cherokee County - $50,490 per year

The following counties in Oklahoma have the lowest average salaries for nutritionists:

  1. Adair County - $41,550 per year
  2. Canadian County - $45,310 per year
  3. Creek County - $46,850 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Oklahoma statistics regarding a career in nutrition and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 Oklahoma
  • Master's Degree in Nutrition in Oklahoma
  • Certificate in Nutrition in Oklahoma

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,620 miles from location Oklahoma State University-Main Campus Stillwater OK 35.9758 48% 23,033
6,555 miles from location Tulsa Community College Tulsa OK 12.6303 n/a 19,730
6,645 miles from location University of Central Oklahoma Edmond OK 26.9395 57% 16,092
6,652 miles from location Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City Oklahoma City OK 7.35114 n/a 7,367
6,647 miles from location University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Oklahoma City OK 2.09335 n/a 3,934
6,487 miles from location Carl Albert State College Poteau OK 13.4867 n/a 2,473
6,664 miles from location Autry Technology Center Enid OK 30.474 100% 587
 

Curious what studying Nutrition gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Dietitians and Nutritionists + 710 $47,320 -12.3%
2
Dietetic Technicians + 590 $25,860 90.3%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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