Nutrition Schools In Arkansas

There are 7 accredited nutrition schools in Arkansas for faculty who teach nutrition classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of nutrition and nutrition training in Arkansas, which includes nutrition training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

    4301 W Markham, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205-7199

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  2. University of Arkansas

    Administration Bldg 425, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Black River Technical College

    1410 Hwy 304 East, Pocahontas, Arkansas 72455

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. University of Central Arkansas

    201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, Arkansas 72035-0001

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  5. Harding University

    915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, Arkansas 72143

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  6. Ouachita Baptist University

    410 Ouachita St, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71998-0001

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  7. University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton

    1537 University Blvd., Morrilton, Arkansas 72110

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Nutrition Employment

Arkansas 630
National 77,400

Of all of the nutrition professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Arkansas state.

Employment Growth for Nutrition professionals In Arkansas

780 880 880 690 630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of nutrition professionals is shrinking in Arkansas. 150 less nutrition professionals were working in Arkansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of nutrition professionals has shrunk by 19%. This decline is faster than the change in the number of nutrition professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of nutrition professionals has grown by 2% from 2006 to 2010.

Nutrition VS. All Professions salaries in Arkansas

$30,125 $31,860 $33,555 $36,565 $37,320
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to nutrition professionals are growing in Arkansas. In 2006 nutrition professionals made a mean salary of $30,125 per year, and in 2010 they made $37,320 per year.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in Arkansas

10th percentile
$24,395
25th percentile
$29,425
50th percentile
$35,210
75th percentile
$43,690
90th percentile
$52,895

This represents a 19% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 117% pay differential between the highest paid nutrition professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of nutrition in Arkansas.

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in Arkansas

Nursing
$37,844
Nutrition
$37,320

In Arkansas, nutrition professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Nutrition programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arkansas

associate
1
bachelor
4
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total9

As the number of nutrition professionals is decreasing in Arkansas state, the number of students graduating from the 7 accredited nutrition schools in Arkansas state is increasing. In 2006, 67 students graduated from nutrition courses in Arkansas. And in 2010, 138 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of nutrition school degree or certificate graduates in Arkansas by 106%. 44% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in nutrition.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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