Nutrition Schools In California

Nutrition classes faculty can choose to work at one of 40 accredited nutrition schools in California. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nutrition academic community in California, and the future trends in nutrition training at the following levels:

  • Nutrition Certificate
  • Associates degree in Nutrition
  • Bachelors degree in Nutrition
  • Masters degree in Nutrition
  • PhD degree in Nutrition


Schools

  1. Allan Hancock College

    800 South College Drive, Santa Maria, California 93454-6399

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  2. Bakersfield College

    1801 Panorama Dr, Bakersfield, California 93305-1299

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  3. Butte College

    3536 Butte Campus Drive, Oroville, California 95965-8399

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  4. California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

    One Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, California 93407

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  5. California State University-San Bernardino

    5500 University Pky, San Bernardino, California 92407-2397

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  6. California State Polytechnic University-Pomona

    3801 West Temple Avenue, Pomona, California 91768

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  7. California State University-Chico

    First and Normal Sts, Chico, California 95929-0150

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  8. California State University-Long Beach

    1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, California 90840-0115

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  9. California State University-Los Angeles

    5151 State University Dr, Los Angeles, California 90032

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  10. University of California-Berkeley

    Berkeley, California 94720

    21 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. University of California-Davis

    One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616-8678

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Chaffey College

    5885 Haven Ave, Rancho Cucamonga, California 91737-3002

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  13. Chapman University

    One University Dr., Orange, California 92866

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  14. City College of San Francisco

    50 Phelan Ave, San Francisco, California 94112-1898

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  15. Cosumnes River College

    8401 Center Parkway, Sacramento, California 95823-5799

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  16. College of the Desert

    43-500 Monterey Ave, Palm Desert, California 92260

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  17. Feather River Community College District

    570 Golden Eagle Ave, Quincy, California 95971-9124

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  18. Fresno City College

    1101 E. University Ave, Fresno, California 93741

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  19. Fullerton College

    321 E Chapman Avenue, Fullerton, California 92832-2095

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  20. Glendale Community College in Glendale, CA

    1500 N Verdugo Rd, Glendale, California 91208-2894

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  21. Loma Linda University

    Loma Linda, California 92350

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  22. Long Beach City College

    4901 E. Carson St., Long Beach, California 90808-1706

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  23. Los Angeles City College

    855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, California 90029

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  24. Los Angeles Mission College

    13356 Eldridge Avenue, Sylmar, California 91342-3245

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  25. Merritt College

    12500 Campus Dr, Oakland, California 94619-3196

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  26. Orange Coast College

    2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, California 92626

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  27. Palomar College

    1140 W. Mission, San Marcos, California 92069-1487

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  28. Pepperdine University

    24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, California 90263

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  29. Point Loma Nazarene University

    3900 Lomaland Dr, San Diego, California 92106-2899

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  30. Santa Ana College

    1530 W. 17th Street, Santa Ana, California 92706-3398

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  31. Saddleback College

    28000 Marguerite Pky, Mission Viejo, California 92692-3635

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  32. San Diego Mesa College

    7250 Mesa College Dr, San Diego, California 92111-4998

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  33. San Diego State University

    5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, California 92182

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  34. San Francisco State University

    1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, California 94132

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  35. San Jose State University

    1 Washington Sq, San Jose, California 95192-0001

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  36. Santa Rosa Junior College

    1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, California 95401-4395

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  37. College of the Sequoias

    915 S Mooney Blvd, Visalia, California 93277-2214

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  38. Shasta College

    11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, California 96003

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  39. Charles A. Jones Skills and Business Education Center

    5451 Lemon Hill Ave, Sacramento, California 95824-1529

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  40. San Bernardino Valley College

    701 South Mount Vernon Avenue, San Bernardino, California 92410-2798

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. National Nutrition Employment

California 7,170
National 77,400

Of all of the nutrition professionals that work in the US, approximately 9% work in California state.

Employment Growth for Nutrition professionals In California

7,400 8,800 8,340 8,380 7,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In California, nutrition is a shrinking field. 230 less nutrition professionals were working in California in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of nutrition has shrunk by 3% in California. This decline is faster than the national trend for nutrition professionals which shows a 2% increase in the number of nutrition professionals working around the nation.

Nutrition VS. All Professions salaries in California

$43,300 $43,710 $45,300 $47,840 $50,165
$48,885 $52,410 $54,744 $56,285 $57,176
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In California, as the number of nutrition professionals is declining, the salaries earned by nutrition professionals are increasing. Nutrition professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $43,300 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $50,165 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in California

10th percentile
$33,200
25th percentile
$41,150
50th percentile
$49,720
75th percentile
$58,555
90th percentile
$67,760

Thus, nutrition professionals' salaries grew by 14% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of California, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of nutrition. The pay differential between the highest paid nutrition professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 104%

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in California

Nursing
$70,248
Nutrition
$50,165

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
27
bachelor
17
master
10
doctor
3
Certificate
45
Total102

The number of students graduating from the 40 accredited nutrition schools in California is increasing. In California, there were 683 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,107 graduates from nutrition courses in 2010.

This represents a 62% increase in the number of nutrition degree or certificate school graduates in California state. 44% of these graduates received a undergraduate certificate in nutrition.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in California

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