Nutrition Schools In Minnesota

There are 8 accredited nutrition schools in Minnesota for faculty who teach nutrition classes to choose from. The trends in Minnesota's nutrition academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in nutrition includes nutrition training at the following levels:


  1. Concordia College at Moorhead

    901 S 8th St, Moorhead, Minnesota 56562

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Mayo School of Health Sciences

    200 First St SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

    100 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455-0213

    68 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. University of Minnesota-Crookston

    2900 University Ave, Crookston, Minnesota 56716-5001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Normandale Community College

    9700 France Ave S, Bloomington, Minnesota 55431

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. College of Saint Benedict

    37 S. College Ave., Saint Joseph, Minnesota 56374

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Saint Johns University

    31802 County Rd 159, Collegeville, Minnesota 56321

    152 U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. St. Catherine University

    2004 Randolph Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Minnesota Vs. National Nutrition Employment

Minnesota 1,160
National 77,400

Approximately 2% of the country's nutrition professionals work in Minnesota state.

Employment Growth for Nutrition professionals In Minnesota

1,070 1,110 1,120 1,140 1,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Minnesota, nutrition is a growing field. 90 more nutrition professionals were working in Minnesota in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 8% growth in the field. This is faster than the trend for nutrition professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of nutrition professionals has grown by 2% between 2006 and 2010.

Nutrition VS. All Professions salaries in Minnesota

$41,760 $43,790 $45,235 $45,575 $47,740
$45,649 $48,094 $49,813 $50,330 $51,158
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Minnesota, as the number of nutrition professionals is growing, the salaries earned by nutrition professionals are increasing. The mean salary for nutrition professionals in 2006 was $41,760 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $47,740 per year.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in Minnesota

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Thus, nutrition professionals' salaries grew by 13% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Minnesota, 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 73%

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in Minnesota


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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 8 accredited nutrition schools in Minnesota is increasing. In Minnesota, there were 103 graduates in 2006. And there were 190 graduates from nutrition courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of nutrition school degree or certificate graduates in Minnesota by 84%. 65% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in nutrition.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in Minnesota

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