Nutrition Schools In Kansas

There are 9 accredited nutrition schools in Kansas for faculty who teach nutrition classes to choose from. The trends in Kansas' nutrition academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in nutrition includes 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. Barton County Community College

    245 NE 30th Road, Great Bend, Kansas 67530

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  2. Coffeyville Community College

    400 W 11th St, Coffeyville, Kansas 67337-5064

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  3. Colby Community College

    1255 S Range, Colby, Kansas 67701

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  4. Flint Hills Technical College

    3301 W 18th St, Emporia, Kansas 66801-5957

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  5. Highland Community College in Highland

    606 W Main, Highland, Kansas 66035-4165

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  6. University of Kansas

    Lawrence, Kansas 66045

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Kansas State University

    Anderson Hall, Manhattan, Kansas 66506

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Neosho County Community College

    800 W 14th St, Chanute, Kansas 66720

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  9. Wichita Area Technical College

    4004 N Webb Rd. Bldg 100, Wichita, Kansas 67226

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Nutrition Employment

Kansas 560
National 77,400

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

Employment Growth for Nutrition professionals In Kansas

1,110 650 600 570 560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of nutrition professionals is shrinking in Kansas. There were 550 less nutrition professionals working in Kansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 50% decline in the field. 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 Kansas

$36,880 $34,690 $35,865 $35,375 $35,960
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Kansas, as the number of nutrition professionals is declining, the salaries earned by nutrition professionals are decreasing. In 2006 nutrition professionals made a mean salary of $36,880 per year, and in 2010 they made $35,960 per year.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in Kansas

10th percentile
$24,450
25th percentile
$29,425
50th percentile
$35,565
75th percentile
$42,250
90th percentile
$49,095

This represents a 3% decline in salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In the state of Kansas, 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 101%

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in Kansas

Nursing
$51,532
Nutrition
$35,960

In Kansas, nutrition professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
3
bachelor
2
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
7
Total15

As the number of nutrition professionals is decreasing in Kansas state, the number of students graduating from the 9 accredited nutrition schools in Kansas state is increasing. In 2006, 165 students graduated from nutrition courses in Kansas. And in 2010, 199 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of nutrition school degree or certificate graduates in Kansas by 21%. Most of these graduates, or 47%, earned a undergraduate certificate in nutrition.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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