Malvern, AR has one culinary school within its city limits. Ouachita Technical College has a total student population of 1,610. It is the 5249th highest ranked school in the USA and the 64th highest in the state of Arkansas (#1 is Harding University).
Culinary students from Malvern 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.
Malvern lies in Hot Spring county, which is one of the 57 counties in Arkansas. Overall, the South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area has 128,740 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $15.12/hr average worker wage, and a $31,460 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ouachita Technical College ends up costing a student $7,311/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Malvern|
|Hot Springs||AR||-||2||23.3818||62||16.9 miles|
|Little Rock||AR||192,247||12||20.3043||243||36.2 miles|
|North Little Rock||AR||59,309||4||19.2203||72||43.2 miles|