Nevada contains five schools that offer cooking programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest-ranking cooking school in NV, has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 cooking schools in Nevada, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Las Vegas comes out as the most expensive ($34,992/yr), with Truckee Meadows Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,896/yr.
Cooking students from Nevada 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 Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from cooking, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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