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Nutrition Schools In Indiana

Nutrition classes faculty can choose to work at one of 5 accredited nutrition schools in Indiana. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nutrition academic community in Indiana, and the future trends in nutrition training at the following levels:


  1. Ball State University

    2000 University Ave, Muncie, Indiana 47306

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Southern Indiana

    8600 University Blvd, Evansville, Indiana 47712

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Indiana State University

    210 N 7th St, Terre Haute, Indiana 47809

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Vincennes University

    1002 N First St, Vincennes, Indiana 47591

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Purdue University-Main Campus

    Hovde Hall of Administration, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2040

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Indiana Vs. National Nutrition Employment

Indiana 1,540
National 77,400

Of all of the nutrition professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Indiana state.

Employment Growth for Nutrition professionals In Indiana

2,070 1,780 1,750 1,690 1,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Indiana, the field of nutrition is shrinking. There were 530 less nutrition professionals working in Indiana in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of nutrition professionals has shrunk by 26%. 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 Indiana

$33,415 $34,105 $35,685 $36,500 $37,120
$41,263 $43,445 $44,845 $44,830 $45,974
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Indiana, as the number of nutrition professionals is declining, the salaries earned by nutrition professionals are increasing. Nutrition professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $33,415 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $37,120 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in Indiana

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This represents a 10% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Indiana state, within the field of nutrition, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid nutrition professionals earn 113% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in Indiana


In Indiana, 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 Indiana


As the number of nutrition professionals is decreasing in Indiana state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited nutrition schools in Indiana state is increasing. In Indiana, there were 84 graduates in 2006. And there were 127 graduates from nutrition courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 51% percent increase in the number of nutrition school degree or certificate graduates in Indiana. A majority of these graduates, or 44%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in nutrition.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in Indiana

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