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Culinary Arts Schools in Arkansas

In 2018-2019, 335 students earned their Culinary Arts degrees in AR.

In terms of popularity, Culinary Arts is the 9th most popular major in the state out of a total 43 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

In Arkansas, a culinary arts major is more popular with women than with men.

Culinary Arts Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of culinary arts majors in Arkansas is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.9%
  • Black or African American: 30.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.7%
  • White: 52.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.1%
  • Other Races: 9.0%
Culinary Arts Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Culinary Arts Grads in Arkansas

In this state, there are 37,980 people employed in jobs related to a culinary arts degree, compared to 4,290,110 nationwide.

Culinary Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Culinary Arts Jobs in Arkansas

In this state, culinary arts grads earn an average of $29,470. Nationwide, they make an average of $33,210.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Arkansas that offer culinary arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

203 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,531 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $11,705. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. 100% of the teachers are full time.

72 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,979 Total Students

A typical student attending NWACC will pay a net price of $7,316. 33% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,800 a year.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,423 Total Students

95% of students get financical aid. In their early career, ASU Mid-South grads earn an average salary of $18,700. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

#4

Arkansas Tech University

Russellville
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
12,101 Total Students

95% of students get financical aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.10%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,270 Total Students

A typical student attending ASUN will pay a net price of $10,399. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 48% are considered full time. 87% of students get financical aid.

#6

Ozarka College

Melbourne
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,123 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Graduates earn an average $18,300 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,518 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, UA Cossatot grads earn an average salary of $20,600. The full-time teacher rate is 50%.

Culinary Arts Careers in AR

Some of the careers culinary arts majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Restaurant Cooks 18% $21,980
Bakers 16% $23,510
Food Service Managers 15% $46,000
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 15% $25,700
Cooks 14% $0
Chefs and Head Cooks 14% $40,300
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 12% $20,440
Bartenders 9% $19,350
Butchers and Meat Cutters 8% $30,300
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 6% $28,130
Private Cooks 0% $0

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to culinary arts.

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Cosmetology 1,176
Funeral & Mortuary Science 46

View all majors related to Culinary Arts

View Nationwide Culinary Arts Report

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