Little Rock, AR (population: 192,247) has one nutrition school within its city limits. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has a total student population of 2,774. It is the 6102nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 81st highest in the state of Arkansas (#1 is Harding University).
Nutrition students from Little Rock schools who go on to become nutritional scientists, nutritionists, holistic nutritionists, animal nutritionists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 53,220 people working as dietitians and nutritionists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $53,230. Also, Health educators make on average $49,060 per year and there are about 63,320 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway area alone, there are 150 employed health educators earning an average salary of $29,730. Dietitians and nutritionists in this area earn $52,050/yr and there are 190 employed.
Little Rock lies in Pulaski county, which is one of the 57 counties in Arkansas. Overall, the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway area has 330,720 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $38,470 average annual salary. Thus, about 1 out of every 1000 jobs in Little Rock are held by dietitians and nutritionists, and 0/1000 are held by health educators.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences ends up costing a student $/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Little Rock|
|North Little Rock||AR||59,309||4||19.2203||72||7.0 miles|
|Hot Springs||AR||-||2||23.3818||62||42.8 miles|