Oakland has a total population of 399,484 and a student population of 28,906. Of these students, 7,295 are enrolled in schools that offer nutrition programs.
Of the 1 nutrition schools in Oakland, the largest nutrition school, by student population, is Merritt College. In 2010, Merritt College graduated approximately 12 students with credentials in nutrition.
In 2010, 20 students graduated with a nutrition certificate in Oakland. If you decide to attend a nutrition school in Oakland, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $796.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nutrition program in Oakland.
If you decide to work as a nutritionist in Oakland, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 11 nutritionists in California were working in the greater Oakland area. The number of nutritionists in Oakland is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nutritionists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nutritionist in Oakland is $67,800 per year, which is higher than the average for nutritionists state-wide.