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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.


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%

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.


Wages for Culinary Arts Jobs in Arkansas

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


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.


Arkansas Tech University

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.


Ozarka College

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

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