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General Cooking & Culinary Arts Schools in Virginia

165 General Cooking & Related Culinary Arts students earned their degrees in the state in 2019-2020.

As a degree choice, General Cooking & Culinary Arts is the 25th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Cooking & Culinary Arts Majors in Virginia

General Cooking & Related Culinary Arts majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 110
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 110
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 110
Associate Degree 37
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 18
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 18

Gender Distribution

In Virginia, a general cooking and related culinary arts major is more popular with women than with men.

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Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of general cooking and related culinary arts majors in Virginia is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.2%
  • Black or African American: 44.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.7%
  • White: 35.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.2%
  • Other Races: 7.9%
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Jobs for General Cooking & Culinary Arts Grads in Virginia

There are 71,790 people in the state and 2,852,700 people in the nation working in general cooking and related culinary arts jobs.

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Wages for General Cooking & Culinary Arts Jobs in Virginia

A typical salary for a general cooking and related culinary arts grad in the state is $29,400, compared to a typical salary of $30,360 nationwide.

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There are 11 colleges in Virginia that offer general cooking and related culinary arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,769 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 28% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $24,500 after graduation. A typical student attending Tidewater Community College will pay a net price of $8,408.

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34 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,738 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 30%. Graduates earn an average $24,800 after graduation. 84% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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28 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,629 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $7,204. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 17%.

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17 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,123 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 33% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. In their early career, Southside Virginia Community College grads earn an average salary of $19,900.

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16 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,864 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 61% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,700 a year.

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14 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,759 Total Students

In their early career, Reynolds Community College grads earn an average salary of $24,800. The full-time teacher rate is 25%. 71% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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12 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,370 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 26% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $5,610. In their early career, Central Virginia Community College grads earn an average salary of $23,700.

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7 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,075 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $6,089. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 18% are considered full time.

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6 Degrees in Major Awarded
52,873 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 30%. The student to faculty ratio is 28 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,005.

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0 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,050 Total Students

88% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $5,258.

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0 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,411 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $19,900 after earning their degree at this institution. A typical student attending Danville Community College will pay a net price of $7,913.

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General Cooking & Culinary Arts Careers in VA

Some of the careers general cooking and related culinary arts majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 16% $28,470
Restaurant Cooks 15% $24,930
Chefs and Head Cooks 14% $53,000
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 13% $34,830

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to general cooking and related culinary arts.

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Chef Training 279
Baking & Pastry Arts 104
Institutional Food Workers 40
Food Preparation/Kitchen Assistant 17
Restaurant & Catering Management 11

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