Florida contains 40 schools that offer cooking programs. Traviss Career Center, the highest-ranking cooking school in FL, has a total student population of 471 and is the 1197th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 40 cooking schools in Florida, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Orlando Culinary Academy comes out as the most expensive ($52,209/yr), with Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center as the lowest recorded at only $774/yr.
Cooking students from Florida 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. In fact, in the Florida alone, there are employed cooks, private household earning an average yearly salary of $20,650. Chefs and head cooks in this state earn $48,610/yr and there are 6,200 employed.
Also, within the cooking schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from cooking, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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