New York contains nine schools that offer catering programs. Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science, the highest-ranking catering school in NY, has a total student population of 915 and is the 571st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 catering schools in New York, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of New York City comes out as the most expensive ($33,682/yr), with Erie Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,003/yr.
Catering students from New York 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 New York alone, there are 4,760 employed meeting and convention planners earning an average yearly salary of $54,760. Food preparation and serving related employees in this state earn $23,820/yr and there are 599,730 employed.
Also, within the catering schools in New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from catering, there are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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