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Culinary Arts Schools in Colorado

1,642 students earned Culinary Arts degrees in Colorado in the 2018-2019 year.

A Culinary Arts major is the 7th most popular major in this state.

Gender Distribution

In Colorado, 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 Colorado is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.3%
  • Black or African American: 21.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 16.9%
  • White: 46.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 11.8%
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Jobs for Culinary Arts Grads in Colorado

80,120 people in the state and 4,290,110 in the nation are employed in jobs related to culinary arts.

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Wages for Culinary Arts Jobs in Colorado

A typical salary for a culinary arts grad in the state is $34,770, compared to a typical salary of $33,210 nationwide.

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There are 9 colleges in Colorado that offer culinary arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

991 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,673 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This private school has an average net price of $13,604. 100% of the teachers are full time.

197 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
927 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 98% of students get financical aid. 100% of the teachers are full time.

134 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,545 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,800 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

#4

Pikes Peak Community College

Colorado Springs
122 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,655 Total Students

22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,500 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 93%.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,527 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $20,100 after earning their degree at this institution. A typical student attending Emily Griffith will pay a net price of $5,842. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

#6

Colorado Mountain College

Glenwood Springs
45 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,636 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $28,900 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 70% of students receive it.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,008 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $9,162.

#8

Colorado Mesa University

Grand Junction
37 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
9,373 Total Students

A typical student attending Colorado Mesa will pay a net price of $18,840. Graduates earn an average $30,700 after graduation. Most students complete their degree in 4.76 years.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,049 Total Students

23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending Pickens Technical College will pay a net price of $6,344. Graduates earn an average $26,400 after graduation.

Culinary Arts Careers in CO

Some of the careers culinary arts majors go into include:

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Restaurant Cooks 33% $28,460
Bartenders 28% $21,230
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 27% $37,840
Chefs and Head Cooks 25% $49,830
Bakers 22% $28,950
Butchers and Meat Cutters 16% $34,310
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 16% $28,500

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

Major Annual Graduates in CO
Cosmetology 2,420
Funeral & Mortuary Science 33
Other Personal & Culinary Services 14

View all majors related to Culinary Arts

View Nationwide Culinary Arts Report

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