Georgia contains eighteen schools that offer catering programs. North Georgia Technical College, the highest-ranking catering school in GA, has a total student population of 2,865 and is the 2937th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 18 catering schools in Georgia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Athens Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($14,421/yr), with Bainbridge College as the lowest recorded at only $2,087/yr.
Catering students from Georgia schools who go on to become caterers, professional caterers, food service managers, food service directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 11,218,260 people working as food preparation and serving related employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $20,880. Also, Meeting and convention planners make on average $48,060 per year and there are about 51,530 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Georgia alone, there are 2,210 employed meeting and convention planners earning an average yearly salary of $47,260. Food preparation and serving related employees in this state earn $19,480/yr and there are 337,300 employed.
Also, within the catering schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from catering, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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