Idaho contains nineteen schools that offer catering programs. The University of Montana, the highest-ranking catering school in ID, has a total student population of 14,921 and is the 331st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 19 catering schools in Idaho, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Salt Lake City comes out as the most expensive ($30,807/yr), with Mountainland Applied Technology College as the lowest recorded at only $1,568/yr.
Catering students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 60 employed meeting and convention planners earning an average yearly salary of $38,280. Food preparation and serving related employees in this state earn $19,160/yr and there are 51,630 employed.
Also, within the catering schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from catering, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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