Maryland contains four schools that offer catering programs. Baltimore International College, the highest-ranking catering school in MD, has a total student population of 497 and is the 4707th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 catering schools in Maryland, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baltimore International College comes out as the most expensive ($26,875/yr), with Montgomery College as the lowest recorded at only $8,443/yr.
Catering students from Maryland 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 Maryland alone, there are 1,450 employed meeting and convention planners earning an average yearly salary of $53,200. Food preparation and serving related employees in this state earn $21,380/yr and there are 203,440 employed.
Also, within the catering schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from catering, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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