Nutrition in Oregon

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Schools Offering Nutrition Programs in Oregon


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Oregon receive nutrition degrees every year. Thus, Oregon's 4 nutrition schools put out approximately 72 nutritionists each year.

Top Schools

Oregon State University, which is located in Corvallis, is the top-ranked school in Oregon that has a nutrition program. It received a ranking of 64th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Oregon State University graduated 63 students from its nutrition program. Oregon State University charged in-state students $7,115 in tuition fees per year.

Portland State University, which is located in Portland, is the second-ranked school in Oregon that has a nutrition program. It received a ranking of 73rd in the country in 2010. 24 students graduated with degree in nutrition from Portland State University in 2010. The tuition rate at Portland State University was $7,130 per year.

The third-ranked school in Oregon that has a nutrition program is Central Oregon Community College. Central Oregon Community College, which was ranked 88th in the country in 2010, is located in Bend. 1 students graduated with degree in nutrition from Central Oregon Community College in 2010. Central Oregon Community College charged in-state students $2,643 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Oregon nutrition school, average tuition will be $4,222 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,643 per year to $7,130 per year. In 2010, the following Oregon nutrition schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Portland State University - located in Portland, students are charged $7,130 per year
  2. Oregon State University - located in Corvallis, students are charged $7,115 per year
  3. Central Oregon Community College - located in Bend, students are charged $2,643 per year

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

  1. Central Oregon Community College - located in Bend, students are charged $2,643 per year
  2. Oregon State University - located in Corvallis, students are charged $7,115 per year
  3. Portland State University - located in Portland, students are charged $7,130 per year

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

The highest percentage of nutrition graduates in Oregon pursue careers as a nutritionist. Oregon had 550 nutritionists in 2010. In Oregon, the largest numbers of nutritionists work in the following counties:

  1. Clackamas County - 340 nutritionists
  2. Marion County - 70 nutritionists
  3. Lane County - 40 nutritionists

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of nutritionists in the state of Oregon will grow to 660. This would require a 19% growth in the profession.

Salary

A nutritionist in Oregon earns $57,510 per year on average. But, salaries for nutritionists can vary. In 2010, nutritionists made as little as less than $25,730 per year or as much as more than $79,800 per year in Oregon. The counties in Oregon with the highest average salary for a nutritionist are:

  1. Clackamas County - $59,620 per year
  2. Benton County - $59,290 per year
  3. Douglas County - $58,850 per year

On average, nutritionists earns the least in the following Oregon counties:

  1. Lane County - $52,560 per year
  2. Marion County - $54,560 per year
  3. Douglas County - $58,850 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Oregon 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 Oregon
  • Master's Degree in Nutrition in Oregon
  • Doctoral Degree in Nutrition in Oregon
  • Certificate in Nutrition in Oregon

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,763 miles from location Portland State University Portland OR 27.0639 52% 27,901
7,817 miles from location Oregon State University Corvallis OR 35.6035 44% 21,950
7,743 miles from location Central Oregon Community College Bend OR 12.4455 n/a 6,261
7,763 miles from location Oregon Health & Science University Portland OR 1.93187 n/a 2,583
 

Curious what studying Nutrition gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Dietetic Technicians + n/a $24,020
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Dietitians and Nutritionists + 550 $57,510 31.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are nutrition related jobs in Oregon