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Nutrition Schools in Kentucky

There are three schools in the state of Kentucky offering nutrition programs. In 2010, 127 students graduated with degrees from Kentucky nutrition schools. 109 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 16 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 122 students graduate from programs in this state in nutrition each year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from nutrition programs. More specifically, 109 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in nutrition, 16 with a degree at the master's level, and two with a doctorate level degree.

Three nutrition schools are in this state. Of these, three schools are public. Public nutrition school tuition varies from $6,264 to $8,610.

Average tuition for nutrition programs is $7,543. The lowest tuition in Kentucky is at Murray State University, while the highest tuition for programs in nutrition, which is $8,610 each year, is at the University of Kentucky.

Kentucky schools offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing nutrition.

Nutrition Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

On average, 122 students graduate from programs in this state in nutrition each year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from nutrition programs. More specifically, 109 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in nutrition, 16 with a degree at the master's level, and two with a doctorate level degree.

Nutrition Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 64
  • Bachelor 2007: 83
  • Bachelor 2008: 99
  • Bachelor 2009: 95
  • Bachelor 2010: 109
  • Master 2006: 20
  • Master 2007: 15
  • Master 2008: 14
  • Master 2009: 16
  • Master 2010: 16
  • Doctorate 2006: 6
  • Doctorate 2007: 4
  • Doctorate 2008: 5
  • Doctorate 2009: 3
  • Doctorate 2010: 2

Nutrition Program Availability in Kentucky

Schools in this mountain state offer a total of eight nutrition programs. Of these programs, around 50% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level and the doctoral level.

Nutrition Program Availability in Kentucky

  • Bachelor: 3
  • Master: 4
  • Doctorate: 1

Dietetic Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Dietetic Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20040
  • 25th Percentile: 21380
  • Median: 23610
  • 75th Percentile: 28060
  • 90th Percentile: 33910

Dietitians and Nutritionists — Salary by Percentile

Dietitians and Nutritionists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34910
  • 25th Percentile: 41380
  • Median: 48230
  • 75th Percentile: 57370
  • 90th Percentile: 66140

Dietetic Technicians — Employment Trend

Dietetic Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21750
  • Median Salary 2007: 21700
  • Median Salary 2008: 22780
  • Median Salary 2009: 23630
  • Median Salary 2010: 23610
  • Total Employed 2006: 200
  • Total Employed 2007: 300
  • Total Employed 2008: 270
  • Total Employed 2009: 250
  • Total Employed 2010: 410

Dietitians and Nutritionists — Employment Trend

Dietitians and Nutritionists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45240
  • Median Salary 2007: 47110
  • Median Salary 2008: 48370
  • Median Salary 2009: 48840
  • Median Salary 2010: 48230
  • Total Employed 2006: 890
  • Total Employed 2007: 840
  • Total Employed 2008: 770
  • Total Employed 2009: 680
  • Total Employed 2010: 940

Kentucky vs National Nutrition Employment

Kentucky vs National Nutrition Employment

  • Employed in Kentucky: 1.744% (1350)

Nutrition Schools in Kentucky

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1. The University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0032
(859) 257-9000

The University of Kentucky is located in the center of Lexington. It offers four nutrition programs. Specifically, UK offers students one bachelor's level nutrition degree, two degrees at the master's level in nutrition, and one doctorate level degree in nutrition. Overall, 27,108 students seek degrees in 242 programs at this university. In terms of programs, this university is the biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering nutrition.

2. Murray State University

218 Wells Hall
Murray, KY 42071-3318
(270) 809-3011

Murray State University offers two programs in nutrition. More specifically, students are offered one nutrition degree at the bachelor's level by Murray State and one nutrition degree at the master's level. It is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Kentucky. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering nutrition programs.

3. Eastern Kentucky University

521 Lancaster Ave
Richmond, KY 40475-3102
(859) 622-1000

Eastern Kentucky University is located in town of Richmond, Kentucky. It offers two programs in nutrition. Out of those, this school offers one degree at the bachelor's level in nutrition to students and one nutrition degree at the master's level. It is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Kentucky. Eastern is the third oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering programs in nutrition.