North Carolina contains 22 schools that offer cooking programs. The Art Institute of Charlotte, the highest-ranking cooking school in NC, has a total student population of 1,025 and is the 2889th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 22 cooking schools in North Carolina, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Charlotte comes out as the most expensive ($31,116/yr), with Nash Community College as the lowest recorded at only $481/yr.
Cooking students from North Carolina 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. In fact, in the North Carolina alone, there are employed cooks, private household earning an average yearly salary of $25,150. Chefs and head cooks in this state earn $38,470/yr and there are 2,960 employed.
Also, within the cooking schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from cooking, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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