Tulsa, OK (population: 387,683) has one nutrition school within its city limits. Tulsa Community College has a total student population of 19,730. It is the 5221st highest ranked school in the USA and the 119th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Nutrition students from Tulsa 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 Tulsa area alone, there are 190 employed health educators earning an average salary of $37,590. Dietitians and nutritionists in this area earn $42,060/yr and there are 130 employed.
Tulsa lies in Osage county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Tulsa area has 423,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $18.09/hr average worker wage, and a $37,620 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.299 out of every 1000 jobs in Tulsa are held by dietitians and nutritionists, and 0.455/1000 are held by health educators.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tulsa Community College ends up costing a student $5,722/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tulsa|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||76.2 miles|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||77.1 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||89.5 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||93.6 miles|