Minnesota contains nine schools that offer cooking programs. The Art Institutes International Minnesota, the highest-ranking cooking school in MN, has a total student population of 2,008 and is the 2903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 cooking schools in Minnesota, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Minneapolis/St Paul comes out as the most expensive ($31,214/yr), with Saint Cloud Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $7,116/yr.
Cooking students from Minnesota 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 Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from cooking, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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