Conway, AR (population: 59,823) has two culinary schools within its city limits. Arkansas Beauty School, the highest ranked school in the city with a culinary program, has a total student population of 59. It is the 4396th highest ranked school in the USA and the 52nd highest in the state of Arkansas (#1 is Harding University).
Culinary students from Conway schools who go on to become culinary artists, bakers, chefs, cooks, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 140,510 people working as bakers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $25,350. Also, Cooks, private household make on average $27,720 per year and there are about 770 of them employed in the US today.
Conway lies in Faulkner county, which is one of the 57 counties in Arkansas. Overall, the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway area has 330,720 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $38,470 average annual salary.
Of the 2 culinary schools in Conway, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Arthur's Beauty School Inc-Conway comes out as the most expensive ($14,616/yr) for culinary students, with Arkansas Beauty School as the lowest, reported at only $12,384/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Conway|
|North Little Rock||AR||59,309||4||19.2203||72||23.4 miles|
|Little Rock||AR||192,247||12||20.3043||243||26.2 miles|
|Hot Springs||AR||-||2||23.3818||62||53.2 miles|
|Mountain Home||AR||-||2||22.9326||37||86.2 miles|