Mississippi contains six schools that offer cooking programs. Mississippi University for Women, the highest-ranking cooking school in MS, has a total student population of 2,476 and is the 3057th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 cooking schools in Mississippi, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mississippi University for Women comes out as the most expensive ($7,928/yr), with Coahoma Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,529/yr.
Cooking students from Mississippi 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 Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from cooking, there are 2225 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,759 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,828, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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