Idaho contains four schools that offer cooking programs. Boise State University, the highest-ranking cooking school in ID, has a total student population of 18,933 and is the 448th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 cooking schools in Idaho, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Idaho State University comes out as the most expensive ($12,421/yr), with North Idaho College as the lowest recorded at only $8,243/yr.
Cooking students from Idaho 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 Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from cooking, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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