South Carolina contains eight schools that offer cooking programs. Bob Jones University, the highest-ranking cooking school in SC, has a total student population of 3,956 and is the 2593rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 cooking schools in South Carolina, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Charleston comes out as the most expensive ($45,006/yr), with Horry-Georgetown Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,043/yr.
Cooking students from South 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.
Also, within the cooking schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from cooking, there are 2873 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,037 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,801, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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