Maryland contains ten schools that offer cooking programs. L'Academie de Cuisine, the highest-ranking cooking school in MD, has a total student population of 113 and is the 813th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 cooking schools in Maryland, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, L'Academie de Cuisine comes out as the most expensive ($45,996/yr), with Prince George's Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,203/yr.
Cooking students from Maryland 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 Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from cooking, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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