Massachusetts contains nine schools that offer pastry programs. Salter College-West Boylston, the highest-ranking pastry school in MA, has a total student population of 1,279 and is the 3375th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 pastry schools in Massachusetts, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts comes out as the most expensive ($44,097/yr), with Massasoit Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,610/yr.
Pastry students from Massachusetts schools who go on to become culinary artists, bakers, chefs, pastry chefs, 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.
Also, within the pastry schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from pastry, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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