Nutrition Schools In Texas

There are 19 accredited nutrition schools in Texas for faculty who teach nutrition classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in nutrition in the state of Texas, which encompasses 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. Abilene Christian University

    1600 Campus Court, Abilene, Texas 79699

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Baylor University

    500 Speight Ave., Waco, Texas 76798

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of Houston

    212 E. Cullen Building, Houston, Texas 77204-2018

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. University of the Incarnate Word

    4301 Broadway, San Antonio, Texas 78209

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Lamar University

    4400 MLK, Beaumont, Texas 77705

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. The University of Texas-Pan American

    1201 W University Dr, Edinburg, Texas 78539-2999

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Prairie View A & M University

    FM 1098 Road & University Drive, Prairie View, Texas 77446

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Sam Houston State University

    1806 Ave J, Huntsville, Texas 77340

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. San Jacinto Community College

    8060 Spencer Hwy, Pasadena, Texas 77501-2007

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Stephen F Austin State University

    2008 Alumin Drive, Rusk 206, Nacogdoches, Texas 75961

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Texas State University-San Marcos

    601 University Dr, San Marcos, Texas 78666

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Tarrant County College District

    1500 Houston St, Fort Worth, Texas 76102-6524

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

    5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, Texas 75390-9096

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Texas A & M University

    College Station, Texas 77843-1244

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. The University of Texas at Austin

    Austin, Texas 78712

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. Texas Christian University

    2800 S University Dr, Fort Worth, Texas 76129

    97 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Texas Southern University

    3100 Cleburne St, Houston, Texas 77004

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. Texas Tech University

    Broadway and University Avenue, Lubbock, Texas 79409-5005

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. Texas Woman's University

    304 Administration Dr, Denton, Texas 76201

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Texas Vs. National Nutrition Employment

Texas 4,660
National 77,400

Of all of the nutrition professionals in the country, nearly 6% are in the state of Texas.

Employment Growth for Nutrition professionals In Texas

3,740 3,860 4,010 4,380 4,660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Texas, the field of nutrition is growing. There were 920 more nutrition professionals working in Texas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Texas, this field has grown by 25% in four years. This growth 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 Texas

$35,955 $36,610 $37,395 $38,425 $39,675
$42,701 $44,703 $45,514 $47,910 $49,136
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of nutrition professionals is growing, the salaries paid to nutrition professionals are increasing in Texas. In 2006 nutrition professionals made a mean salary of $35,955 per year, and in 2010 they made $39,675 per year.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in Texas

10th percentile
$24,205
25th percentile
$30,450
50th percentile
$37,325
75th percentile
$46,890
90th percentile
$58,230

Thus, there was a 9% growth in nutrition professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 141% 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 Texas.

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in Texas

Nursing
$56,832
Nutrition
$39,675

In Texas, 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 Texas

associate
3
bachelor
25
master
11
doctor
4
Certificate
6
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The number of students graduating from the 19 accredited nutrition schools in Texas is increasing. In Texas, there were 504 graduates in 2006. And there were 852 graduates from nutrition courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of nutrition school degree or certificate graduates in Texas by 69%. 51% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in nutrition.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in Texas

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