Maine contains two schools that offer catering programs. Washington County Community College, the highest-ranking catering school in ME, has a total student population of 374 and is the 2679th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 catering schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Washington County Community College comes out as the most expensive ($6,685/yr), with Eastern Maine Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,452/yr.
Catering students from Maine 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 Maine alone, there are 150 employed meeting and convention planners earning an average yearly salary of $40,800. Food preparation and serving related employees in this state earn $21,120/yr and there are 51,990 employed.
Also, within the catering schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from catering, there are 1035 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,742 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,504, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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