Indiana contains four schools that offer cooking programs. Oakland City University, the highest-ranking cooking school in IN, has a total student population of 2,550 and is the 443rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 cooking schools in Indiana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Indianapolis comes out as the most expensive ($22,430/yr), with Vincennes University as the lowest recorded at only $8,501/yr.
Cooking students from Indiana 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 Indiana, the average student population is 3,200 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from cooking, there are 4523 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,471 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,867, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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