Virginia contains nine schools that offer baking programs. Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center, the highest-ranking baking school in VA, has a total student population of 218 and is the 964th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 baking schools in Virginia, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Washington comes out as the most expensive ($42,518/yr), with Dabney S Lancaster Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,009/yr.
Baking students from Virginia schools who go on to become bakers, chefs, pastry chefs, pastry artists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 140,510 people working as bakers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $25,350. Also, Food preparation and serving related employees make on average $20,880 per year and there are about 11,218,260 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Virginia alone, there are 297,650 employed food preparation and serving related employees earning an average yearly salary of $20,890. Bakers in this state earn $28,150/yr and there are 2,530 employed.
Also, within the baking schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from baking, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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