Villanova, PA has seventeen catering schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Jna Institute of Culinary Arts, the highest ranked school in this group with a catering program, has a total student population of 49. It is the 2360th highest ranked school in the USA and the 202nd highest in the state of Pennsylvania (#1 is University of Pennsylvania).
Catering students from Villanova 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.
Of the 17 catering schools with a 100-mile radius of Villanova, 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) for catering students, with Mercer County Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,403/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Villanova|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||1.6 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||12.6 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||14.4 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||20.8 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||25.3 miles|
|New Castle||DE||-||1||19.251||66||28.4 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||34.1 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||34.5 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||42.6 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||43.6 miles|
|Mays Landing||NJ||-||1||11.4678||27||52.2 miles|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||56.1 miles|