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Nutrition Schools in Iowa

There are three Iowa schools offering nutrition programs. 141 students graduated from programs at Iowa nutrition schools in 2010. 124 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and nine of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

113 students graduate from nutrition programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of nutrition students who US schools graduate. More specifically, six students graduated with nutrition certificates, 124 with a bachelor's level degree, nine with a degree at the master's level, and two with a doctorate level degree.

Three nutrition schools are in this state. And of these, two schools are public, while one school is private. While public nutrition school tuition is $6,997, tuition at a private nutrition school is $18,760.

Average tuition for nutrition programs is $8,216. The highest tuition for nutrition programs, which is $18,760 every year, is at Waldorf College, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $6,997 per year, is at Iowa State University.

Schools in Iowa offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing nutrition.

Nutrition Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

113 students graduate from nutrition programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of nutrition students who US schools graduate. More specifically, six students graduated with nutrition certificates, 124 with a bachelor's level degree, nine with a degree at the master's level, and two with a doctorate level degree.

Nutrition Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 2
  • Certificate 2007: 5
  • Certificate 2008: 5
  • Certificate 2009: 4
  • Certificate 2010: 6
  • Bachelor 2006: 52
  • Bachelor 2007: 66
  • Bachelor 2008: 72
  • Bachelor 2009: 56
  • Bachelor 2010: 124
  • Master 2006: 5
  • Master 2007: 12
  • Master 2008: 6
  • Master 2009: 2
  • Master 2010: 9
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 5
  • Doctorate 2008: 3
  • Doctorate 2009: 3
  • Doctorate 2010: 2

Nutrition Program Availability in Iowa

Schools in this state offer a total of seven nutrition programs. Of these programs, approximately 57.1% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Nutrition Program Availability in Iowa

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 4
  • Master: 1
  • Doctorate: 1

Dietetic Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Dietetic Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16430
  • 25th Percentile: 18010
  • Median: 21330
  • 75th Percentile: 26550
  • 90th Percentile: 34860

Dietitians and Nutritionists — Salary by Percentile

Dietitians and Nutritionists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35430
  • 25th Percentile: 41260
  • Median: 48320
  • 75th Percentile: 56420
  • 90th Percentile: 63140

Dietetic Technicians — Employment Trend

Dietetic Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21120
  • Median Salary 2007: 21980
  • Median Salary 2008: 23040
  • Median Salary 2009: 20780
  • Median Salary 2010: 21330
  • Total Employed 2006: 200
  • Total Employed 2007: 210
  • Total Employed 2008: 190
  • Total Employed 2009: 350
  • Total Employed 2010: 340

Dietitians and Nutritionists — Employment Trend

Dietitians and Nutritionists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42640
  • Median Salary 2007: 45290
  • Median Salary 2008: 48080
  • Median Salary 2009: 49330
  • Median Salary 2010: 48320
  • Total Employed 2006: 680
  • Total Employed 2007: 740
  • Total Employed 2008: 670
  • Total Employed 2009: 630
  • Total Employed 2010: 610

Iowa vs National Nutrition Employment

Iowa vs National Nutrition Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 1.227% (950)

Nutrition Schools in Iowa

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1. Waldorf College

106 S Sixth St
Forest City, IA 50436-1713
(641) 585-2450

Waldorf College is in town of Forest City, Iowa and it offers one program in nutrition. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Iowa.

2. Iowa State University

3410 Beardshear Hall
Ames, IA 50011-2030
(515) 294-5836

Iowa State University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Ames, IA. This university offers four programs in nutrition. Out of those, it offers students two nutrition degrees at the bachelor's level, one master's level nutrition degree, and one degree at the doctorate level in nutrition. This university is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Iowa. This university is the oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in nutrition.

3. The University of Iowa

101 Jessup Hall
Iowa City, IA 52242-1316
(319) 335-3500

Founded in 1847, the University of Iowa is a public, 4-year, research institution. Iowa is in the center of Iowa City. It is the the fifth oldest and the third largest institution in the state of Iowa. Students are offered 100 certificates, 86 degrees at the bachelors level, 108 masters level degrees, and 119 degrees at the doctoral level by this research university. 29,518 students sought degrees from the 200 programs at this university in 2010. Iowa offers subjects such as nutrition, information technology, and electrical engineering. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This university is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Iowa.

4. Des Moines Area Community College

2006 Ankeny Blvd
Ankeny, IA 50023-3993
(515) 964-6241

Des Moines Area Community College is located in the suburbs of Ankeny, Iowa and this college offers one nutrition program. This community college is a public 2-year institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering nutrition programs.