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Culinary Arts Schools in Colorado

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

As a degree choice, Culinary Arts is the 7th most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

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

Culinary Arts Majors in CO Gender Diversity Statistics

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%
Culinary Arts Majors in CO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

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.

Culinary Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. CO

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.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. This private institution charges an average net price of $13,604. 24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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

This private school has an average net price of $24,894. 98% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

134 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,545 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,800 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#4

Pikes Peak Community College

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

The full-time teacher rate is 93%. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 71% of students receive it.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,527 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 93% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending Emily Griffith will pay a net price of $5,842.

#6

Colorado Mountain College

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

Graduates earn an average $28,900 after graduation. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,690. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 70% of students receive it.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,008 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. In their early career, Red Rocks Community College grads earn an average salary of $30,200. 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

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,840. In their early career, Colorado Mesa grads earn an average salary of $30,700. It takes the average student 4.76 years to graduate.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,049 Total Students

In their early career, Pickens Technical College grads earn an average salary of $26,400. A typical student attending Pickens Technical College will pay a net price of $6,344. Of all the students who attend this school, 55% get financial aid.

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 24% $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

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