Manhattan, KS (population: 53,426) has two culinary schools within its city limits. B Street Design School of International Hair Styling, the highest ranked school in the city with a culinary program, has a total student population of 47. It is the 3030th highest ranked school in the USA and the 39th highest in the state of Kansas (#1 is Southwestern College).
Culinary students from Manhattan 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.
Manhattan lies in Riley county, which is one of the 67 counties in Kansas. Overall, the Kansas nonmetropolitan area has 444,090 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $15.63/hr average worker wage, and a $32,500 average annual salary.
Of the 2 culinary schools in Manhattan, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, B Street Design School of International Hair Styling comes out as the most expensive ($20,220/yr) for culinary students, with AIB International as the lowest, reported at only $8,890/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Manhattan|
|North Newton||KS||-||1||30.3056||44||87.4 miles|
|El Dorado||KS||-||2||14.14||133||96.1 miles|