Pocatello has a general population of 51,466 and an overall student population of 13,585. Approximately 13,493 of Pocatello's students are enrolled in schools that offer nutrition programs.
The largest nutrition school in Pocatello, by student population, is Idaho State University. In 2010, approximately 18 students graduated from the Nutrition program at Idaho State University.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with a nutrition degree in Pocatello. If you decide to attend one of Pocatello's nutrition schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,092 per year in instate tuition and $24,894 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for nutrition related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,050 per year, on average, for room and board at Pocatello-based nutrition schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,042.
After graduating with your credentials in nutrition, if you decide to work as a nutritionist in Pocatello, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of nutritionists in Pocatello will increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nutritionists.