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Nutrition Schools in California

There are 30 schools in the state of California offering nutrition programs. In 2010, 1,013 students graduated with degrees from California nutrition schools. 728 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 112 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 975 students graduate from nutrition programs in California each year. This accounts for 10% of nutrition students who US schools graduate. Of those, 99 students graduated with nutrition certificates, 50 with a degree at the associate's level, 728 with a bachelor's level degree, 112 with a degree at the master's level, and 24 with a doctorate level degree.

30 nutrition schools are in this state. Out of these, four schools are private, while 26 schools are public. Tuition at a public nutrition school varies from $4,807 to $11,958, while tuition at a private nutrition school varies from $27,100 to $39,080.

Average tuition for programs in nutrition is $13,575. The highest tuition for nutrition programs, which is $39,080 each year, is at Pepperdine University, while the lowest tuition in California, which is $4,807 every year, is at California State University-Long Beach.

California nutrition schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Nutrition Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

On average, 975 students graduate from nutrition programs in California each year. This accounts for 10% of nutrition students who US schools graduate. Of those, 99 students graduated with nutrition certificates, 50 with a degree at the associate's level, 728 with a bachelor's level degree, 112 with a degree at the master's level, and 24 with a doctorate level degree.

Nutrition Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 54
  • Certificate 2007: 39
  • Certificate 2008: 120
  • Certificate 2009: 128
  • Certificate 2010: 99
  • Associate 2006: 28
  • Associate 2007: 42
  • Associate 2008: 42
  • Associate 2009: 47
  • Associate 2010: 50
  • Bachelor 2006: 422
  • Bachelor 2007: 534
  • Bachelor 2008: 640
  • Bachelor 2009: 706
  • Bachelor 2010: 728
  • Master 2006: 84
  • Master 2007: 111
  • Master 2008: 120
  • Master 2009: 117
  • Master 2010: 112
  • Doctorate 2006: 19
  • Doctorate 2007: 31
  • Doctorate 2008: 16
  • Doctorate 2009: 18
  • Doctorate 2010: 24

Nutrition Program Availability in California

Schools in this state offer a total of 64 nutrition programs. Of these programs, about 29.7% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level, the associates level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Nutrition Program Availability in California

  • Certificate: 19
  • Associate: 16
  • Bachelor: 16
  • Master: 10
  • Doctorate: 3

Dietetic Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Dietetic Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21390
  • 25th Percentile: 26170
  • Median: 33410
  • 75th Percentile: 42480
  • 90th Percentile: 49910

Dietitians and Nutritionists — Salary by Percentile

Dietitians and Nutritionists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 45010
  • 25th Percentile: 56130
  • Median: 66030
  • 75th Percentile: 74630
  • 90th Percentile: 85610

Dietetic Technicians — Employment Trend

Dietetic Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30720
  • Median Salary 2007: 28260
  • Median Salary 2008: 29130
  • Median Salary 2009: 29840
  • Median Salary 2010: 33410
  • Total Employed 2006: 2080
  • Total Employed 2007: 2660
  • Total Employed 2008: 2590
  • Total Employed 2009: 2700
  • Total Employed 2010: 1780

Dietitians and Nutritionists — Employment Trend

Dietitians and Nutritionists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56680
  • Median Salary 2007: 58420
  • Median Salary 2008: 60880
  • Median Salary 2009: 64230
  • Median Salary 2010: 66030
  • Total Employed 2006: 5320
  • Total Employed 2007: 6140
  • Total Employed 2008: 5750
  • Total Employed 2009: 5680
  • Total Employed 2010: 5390

California vs National Nutrition Employment

California vs National Nutrition Employment

  • Employed in California: 9.264% (7170)

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1. The Charles A. Jones Career and Education Center

5451 Lemon Hill Ave
Sacramento, CA 95824-1529
(916) 433-2600x1010

The Charles A. Jones Career and Education Center, which is 5.4 miles from the center of the city, is in Sacramento, CA and it offers one nutrition program. This school is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

2. Los Angeles Mission College

13356 Eldridge Avenue
Sylmar, CA 91342-3245
(818) 364-7600

Los Angeles Mission College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Sylmar, CA. It offers two programs in nutrition. Of those, it offers one nutrition certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in nutrition. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

3. The Feather River Community College District

570 Golden Eagle Ave
Quincy, CA 95971-9124
(530) 283-0202

The Feather River Community College District, which is very close to Quincy, California, is in a rural setting. This college offers two programs in nutrition. Out of those, this college offers students one nutrition certificate and one nutrition degree at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution.

4. Santa Ana College

1530 W. 17th Street
Santa Ana, CA 92706-3398
(714) 564-6000

Santa Ana College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1915. This college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Santa Ana, CA. This college is the 13th biggest institution in the state of California. This community college offers 78 certificates and 71 degrees at the associates level to students. 31,377 students sought degrees from the 85 programs at this big college in 2010. It offers subjects such as graphic design and chemistry. This college is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

5. California State University - San Bernardino

5500 University Pky
San Bernardino, CA 92407-2397
(909) 537-5000

California State University-San Bernardino offers one program in nutrition and CSUSB is 5.3 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 16,400 students pursue degrees in 61 Cal State San Bernardino programs. This university is the tenth biggest institution in the state of California offering nutrition.

6. Loma Linda University

Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA 92350
(909) 558-1000

Loma Linda University is located in the suburbs of Loma Linda, California. It offers seven nutrition programs. More specifically, students are offered two certificates in nutrition by it, one degree at the associate's level in nutrition, one bachelor's level degree in nutrition, two master's level nutrition degrees, and one doctorate level degree in nutrition. It is one of 11 institutions with a medical school in California.

7. San Diego Mesa College

7250 Mesa College Dr
San Diego, CA 92111-4998
(619) 388-2604

San Diego Mesa College is 6.2 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two nutrition programs. Specifically, it offers students one certificate in nutrition and one associate's level degree in nutrition. Overall, 25,972 students seek degrees in 145 programs at this college.

8. Merritt College

12500 Campus Dr
Oakland, CA 94619-3196
(510) 531-4911

Merritt College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Oakland, CA. It offers two nutrition programs. Of those, this college offers students one nutrition certificate and one degree at the associate's level in nutrition. This community college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

9. California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

3801 West Temple Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768
(909) 869-7659

California State Polytechnic University-Pomona offers one nutrition program and Cal Poly Pomona is 4.0 miles from the center of the city. This big university is one of 28 research universities in California. Cal Poly Pomona is the seventh biggest institution in the state of California offering nutrition.

10. Fresno City College

1101 E. University Ave
Fresno, CA 93741
(559) 442-4600

Fresno City College is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two nutrition programs. Specifically, students are offered one nutrition certificate by it and one associate's level nutrition degree. This big college is a public 2-year institution. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in nutrition.

11. Chaffey College

5885 Haven Ave
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737-3002
(909) 987-1737

Chaffey College offers four nutrition programs. Out of those, it offers two certificates in nutrition to students and two nutrition degrees at the associate's level. This large school is in the suburbs of Rancho Cucamonga, California. This school is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California. It is the oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in nutrition.

12. City College of San Francisco

50 Phelan Ave
San Francisco, CA 94112-1898
(415) 239-3000

City College of San Francisco offers one program in nutrition and it is near the heart of downtown. It is a public 2-year institution.

13. The College of the Desert

43-500 Monterey Ave
Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 346-8041

The College of the Desert is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1958. This college, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Palm Desert, CA. This college offers students 63 certificates and 61 degrees at the associates level. 9,993 students pursued degrees from the 64 programs at this college in 2010. This college offers subjects including allied health and business administration. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

14. Pepperdine University

24255 Pacific Coast Hwy
Malibu, CA 90263
(310) 506-4000

Pepperdine University is in the suburbs of Malibu, California and Pepperdine offers one nutrition program. Overall, 7,604 students seek degrees in 79 Pepperdine programs.

15. The University of California - Berkeley

University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720
(510) 642-6000

The University of California-Berkeley is 1.0 miles from the center of the city. It offers two nutrition programs. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level nutrition degree by UC Berkeley and one doctorate level nutrition degree. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of California offering nutrition in terms of programs.

16. Chapman University

One University Dr.
Orange, CA 92866
(714) 997-6815

Chapman University is in the center of Orange. This school offers two nutrition programs. More specifically, it offers one nutrition degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level degree in nutrition.

17. California State University - Chico

First and Normal Sts
Chico, CA 95929-0150
(530) 898-6116

California State University-Chico is near the heart of downtown. Chico State offers two nutrition programs. Out of those, it offers one nutrition degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level nutrition degree. This big school is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in nutrition.

18. Los Angeles City College

855 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90029
(323) 953-4000

Los Angeles City College is near the center of the city. It offers two nutrition programs. Out of those, this community college offers students one certificate in nutrition and one degree at the associate's level in nutrition. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

19. Orange Coast College

2701 Fairview Road
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 432-5072

Orange Coast College offers three programs in nutrition. Out of those, students are offered one nutrition certificate by it and two associate's level degrees in nutrition. This community college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Costa Mesa, CA. 24,239 students pursue degrees in 167 Orange Coast College programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the third biggest institution in the state of California offering nutrition.

20. Point Loma Nazarene University

3900 Lomaland Dr
San Diego, CA 92106-2899
(619) 849-2200

Point Loma Nazarene University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in San Diego, CA. It offers two nutrition programs. PLNU offers two bachelor's level nutrition degrees to students. Overall, 3,561 students pursue degrees in 70 PLNU programs. It is the biggest institution in the state of California offering nutrition in terms of programs.

21. The University of California - Davis

One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616-8678
(530) 752-1011

The University of California-Davis is in the suburbs of Davis, California. UCD offers four programs in nutrition. Out of those, Davis offers students one nutrition degree at the bachelor's level, two master's level degrees in nutrition, and one doctorate level nutrition degree. This large university is one of 11 institutions with a medical school in California. This university is the second largest institution in the state of California offering nutrition in terms of programs.

22. Allan Hancock College

800 South College Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93454-6399
(805) 922-6966

Founded in 1920, Allan Hancock College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is 0.9 miles from the center of the city, is located in Santa Maria, CA. This big college offers students 67 certificates and 63 associates level degrees. In 2010, 12,108 students pursued degrees from the 67 programs at this college. It offers subjects including graphic design and art. This college is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

23. Long Beach City College

4901 E. Carson St.
Long Beach, CA 90808-1706
(562) 938-4111

Long Beach City College offers two programs in nutrition. Specifically, it offers one certificate in nutrition to students and one associate's level nutrition degree. This college is 2.4 miles from the heart of downtown. It is one of 98 community colleges in California. It is the third largest institution in the state of California offering nutrition.

24. Saddleback College

28000 Marguerite Pky
Mission Viejo, CA 92692-3635
(949) 582-4500

Saddleback College is in the suburbs of Mission Viejo, California. This college offers two programs in nutrition. Of those, this college offers one nutrition certificate to students and one associate's level degree in nutrition. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

25. San Jose State University

1 Washington Sq
San Jose, CA 95192-0001
(408) 924-1000

San Jose State University is near the center of the city. San Jose State offers two programs in nutrition. Specifically, this university offers one bachelor's level degree in nutrition to students and one master's level degree in nutrition. San Jose State is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of California offering nutrition.

26. Butte College

3536 Butte Campus Drive
Oroville, CA 95965-8399
(530) 895-2511

Butte College is in Oroville, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two nutrition programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in nutrition by it and one degree at the associate's level in nutrition. Overall, 13,293 students pursue degrees in 122 Butte College programs.

27. Fullerton College

321 E Chapman Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92832-2095
(714) 992-7000

Founded in 1913, Fullerton College is a public 2-year institution. This college is in the center of Fullerton. This community college offers 84 certificates and 75 degrees at the associates level to students. 22,562 students pursued degrees from the 84 programs at this community college in 2010. This public college offers subjects including biology and science. This college is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

28. San Francisco State University

1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 338-1111

San Francisco State University offers one nutrition program and this university is 4.8 miles from the heart of downtown. It is one of 28 research universities in California.

29. California State University - Long Beach

1250 Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90840-0115
(562) 985-4111

California State University-Long Beach is 2.6 miles from the center of the city. CSULB offers two nutrition programs. Out of those, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in nutrition and one master's level degree in nutrition. Overall, 33,416 students seek degrees in 136 programs at this big university. In terms of programs, this university is the fourth biggest institution in the state of California offering nutrition.

30. Cosumnes River College

8401 Center Parkway
Sacramento, CA 95823-5799
(916) 688-7344

Cosumnes River College offers two programs in nutrition. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in nutrition by it and one associate's level nutrition degree. This college, which is near the center of the city, is in Sacramento, CA. It is a public 2-year institution.

31. Santa Rosa Junior College

1501 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95401-4395
(707) 527-4011

Santa Rosa Junior College offers two programs in nutrition. Of those, students are offered one certificate in nutrition by it and one degree at the associate's level in nutrition. This community college is 1.0 miles from the center of the city. This big college is one of 98 community colleges in California. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of California offering nutrition programs.

32. California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

One Grand Ave
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
(805) 756-1111

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo offers one program in nutrition and it is located in the suburbs of San Luis Obispo, California. Cal Poly is a public, 4-year, research institution. It ranks ninth in terms of enrollment in the state of California.

33. San Diego State University

5500 Campanile Dr
San Diego, CA 92182
(619) 594-5200

San Diego State University offers two nutrition programs. More specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in nutrition by this university and one master's level degree in nutrition. It is near the heart of downtown. SDSU is a public, 4-year, research institution. SDSU is the fifth oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in nutrition.

34. California State University - Los Angeles

5151 State University Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90032
(323) 343-3000

California State University-Los Angeles is near the heart of downtown. It offers two programs in nutrition. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level nutrition degree by this university and one degree at the master's level in nutrition. Overall, 20,142 students seek degrees in 104 programs at this university.

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