Arizona contains seventeen schools that offer cooking programs. East Valley Institute of Technology, the highest-ranking cooking school in AZ, has a total student population of 270 and is the 1263rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 17 cooking schools in Arizona, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Scottsdale Culinary Institute comes out as the most expensive ($44,966/yr), with Pima Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,259/yr.
Cooking students from Arizona schools who go on to become chefs, cooks, sous chefs, line cooks, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 94,300 people working as chefs and head cooks alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $44,240. Also, Cooks, private household make on average $27,720 per year and there are about 770 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the cooking schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from cooking, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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