Texas contains 24 schools that offer cooking programs. Culinary Institute Alain and Marie Lenotre, the highest-ranking cooking school in TX, has a total student population of 199 and is the 1635th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 24 cooking schools in Texas, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Le Cordon Bleu Institute of Culinary Arts-Dallas comes out as the most expensive ($40,779/yr), with South Texas College as the lowest recorded at only $1,317/yr.
Cooking students from Texas 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 Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from cooking, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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