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Baking & Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef at Southwestern Illinois College

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Baking & Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef at Southwestern Illinois College

What traits are you looking for in a baking and pastry arts school? To help you decide if Southwestern Illinois College is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's baking and pastry arts program.

SWIC is located in Belleville, Illinois and has a total student population of 6,906. During the the most recent year for which data is available, 4 students received their associate's degree in baking and pastry arts.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Baking & Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef section at the bottom of this page.

SWIC Baking & Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef Degrees Available

  • Undergrad Certificate in Baking & Pastry Arts (1 - 4 Years)
  • Associate’s Degree in Baking & Pastry Arts

SWIC Baking & Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef Rankings

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Baking & Pastry Arts Student Demographics at SWIC

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the baking and pastry arts majors at Southwestern Illinois College.

SWIC Baking & Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef Associate’s Program

75% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 25% of baking and pastry arts associate's degrees went to men and 75% went to women.


The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Southwestern Illinois College with a associate's in baking and pastry arts.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 2
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Careers That Baking & Pastry Arts Grads May Go Into

A degree in baking and pastry arts can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for IL, the home state for Southwestern Illinois College.

Occupation Jobs in IL Average Salary in IL
Bakers 8,810 $26,620
Chefs and Head Cooks 4,770 $51,800


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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