Rhode Island contains one school that offers catering programs. Johnson & Wales University has a total student population of 10,709 and is the 2198th highest ranked school in America.
Catering students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 170 employed meeting and convention planners earning an average yearly salary of $48,320. Food preparation and serving related employees in this state earn $21,970/yr and there are 45,940 employed.
Also, within the catering schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from catering, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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