Kansas contains four schools that offer cooking programs. Kaw Area Technical School, the highest-ranking cooking school in KS, has a total student population of 676 and is the 781st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 cooking schools in Kansas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institutes International–Kansas City comes out as the most expensive ($35,813/yr), with Johnson County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $9,481/yr.
Cooking students from Kansas 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 Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from cooking, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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