Maine contains five schools that offer cooking programs. Washington County Community College, the highest-ranking cooking school in ME, has a total student population of 374 and is the 2679th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 cooking schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southern Maine Community College comes out as the most expensive ($9,233/yr), with Eastern Maine Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,452/yr.
Cooking students from Maine 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 Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from cooking, there are 1035 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,742 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,504, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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