Kansas contains three schools that offer catering programs. Kaw Area Technical School, the highest-ranking catering school in KS, has a total student population of 676 and is the 781st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 catering schools in Kansas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaw Area Technical School comes out as the most expensive ($11,600/yr), with Johnson County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $9,481/yr.
Catering students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 390 employed meeting and convention planners earning an average yearly salary of $40,510. Food preparation and serving related employees in this state earn $19,050/yr and there are 113,590 employed.
Also, within the catering schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from catering, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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