Nebraska contains three schools that offer catering programs. Southeast Community College Area, the highest-ranking catering school in NE, has a total student population of 11,556 and is the 4063rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 catering schools in Nebraska, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Metropolitan Community College Area comes out as the most expensive ($6,723/yr), with Southeast Community College Area as the lowest recorded at only $5,555/yr.
Catering students from Nebraska 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 Nebraska alone, there are 140 employed meeting and convention planners earning an average yearly salary of $37,790. Food preparation and serving related employees in this state earn $18,880/yr and there are 75,390 employed.
Also, within the catering schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from catering, there are 1891 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,500 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,844, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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