Missouri contains fourteen schools that offer cooking programs. Poplar Bluff School District Practical Nurse Program, the highest-ranking cooking school in MO, has a total student population of 70 and is the 766th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 cooking schools in Missouri, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lecole Culinaire comes out as the most expensive ($18,672/yr), with Lake Career and Technical Center as the lowest recorded at only $1,244/yr.
Cooking students from Missouri 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 Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from cooking, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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