In Alaska an estimated 9 students graduate from nutrition schools every year. If you too are interested in studying nutrition, Alaska has 1 nutrition schools from which you can choose. Yearly tuition at nutrition schools in Alaska for a degree in nutrition is $4,910 per year.
University of Alaska Anchorage is the largest nutrition school in the state of Alaska, based on number of students. It is located in Anchorage. Approximately 9 students graduated with a nutrition degree from University of Alaska Anchorage in 2009, which was 100% of the total state nutrition graduates for that year. If you decide to attend University of Alaska Anchorage, you can expect to pay approximately $4,910 per year to earn your degree in nutrition.
A majority of those with a degree in nutrition choose to become nutritionists. If you are planning on working in the state after graduation, you should know that the job outlook for nutritionists in Alaska is not very good. There are currently an estimated 120 nutritionists working in Alaska. This number is projected to decrease to 140 by the year 2018. This indicates a 0% change in the number of nutritionists in Alaska.
In Alaska, as a nutritionist, you can expect to earn a salary of anywhere from less than $42,410 per year to more than $86,340 per year. The median salary for nutritionists in Alaska is $66,510 per year.