Louisiana contains fifteen schools that offer cooking programs. Louisiana Culinary Institute, the highest-ranking cooking school in LA, has a total student population of 77 and is the 847th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 15 cooking schools in Louisiana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Louisiana Culinary Institute comes out as the most expensive ($31,272/yr), with Louisiana Technical College-Florida Parishes as the lowest recorded at only $1,387/yr.
Cooking students from Louisiana 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 Louisiana alone, there are 50 employed cooks, private household earning an average yearly salary of $17,840. Chefs and head cooks in this state earn $38,070/yr and there are 1,780 employed.
Also, within the cooking schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from cooking, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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