Indiana contains two schools that offer catering programs. Vincennes University, the highest-ranking catering school in IN, has a total student population of 13,947 and is the 4164th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 catering schools in Indiana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Indianapolis comes out as the most expensive ($22,430/yr), with Vincennes University as the lowest recorded at only $8,501/yr.
Catering students from Indiana 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 Indiana alone, there are 460 employed meeting and convention planners earning an average yearly salary of $40,970. Food preparation and serving related employees in this state earn $19,200/yr and there are 260,050 employed.
Also, within the catering schools in Indiana, the average student population is 3,200 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from catering, there are 4523 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,471 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,867, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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