Kentucky contains six schools that offer cooking programs. West Kentucky Community and Technical College, the highest-ranking cooking school in KY, has a total student population of 7,464 and is the 4269th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 cooking schools in Kentucky, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Jefferson Community and Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($8,103/yr), with Bowling Green Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,864/yr.
Cooking students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from cooking, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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