Massachusetts contains twelve schools that offer cooking programs. Boston University, the highest-ranking cooking school in MA, has a total student population of 31,960 and is the 32nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 cooking schools in Massachusetts, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts comes out as the most expensive ($44,097/yr), with Massasoit Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,610/yr.
Cooking students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from cooking, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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