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Culinary Arts Schools in Arkansas

335 students earned Culinary Arts degrees in Arkansas in the 2018-2019 year.

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.

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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%
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Jobs for Culinary Arts Grads in Arkansas

There are 37,980 people in the state and 4,290,110 people in the nation working in culinary arts jobs.

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Wages for Culinary Arts Jobs in Arkansas

Culinary Arts grads earn an average of $29,470 in the state and $33,210 nationwide.

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

203 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,531 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Graduates earn an average $22,100 after graduation. This public school has an average net price of $11,705.

72 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,383 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,800 after earning their degree at this institution. A typical student attending NWACC will pay a net price of $7,316. Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,330 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. Graduates earn an average $18,700 after graduation.

#4

Arkansas Tech University

Russellville
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
11,829 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,900 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,362. It takes the average student 4.63 years to graduate.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,269 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 87% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 48% are considered full time.

#6

Ozarka College

Melbourne
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,170 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $18,300 after graduation. 97% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $8,288.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,519 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $20,600 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,702.

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

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