Washington contains seventeen schools that offer cooking programs. International Air Academy Inc, the highest-ranking cooking school in WA, has a total student population of 424 and is the 878th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 17 cooking schools in Washington, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Seattle comes out as the most expensive ($28,174/yr), with Clark College as the lowest recorded at only $5,278/yr.
Cooking students from Washington 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 Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from cooking, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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