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Culinary Arts Schools in Kentucky

565 Culinary Arts students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Culinary Arts major is the 12th most popular major in this state.

Gender Distribution

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

Culinary Arts Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of culinary arts majors in Kentucky is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.5%
  • Black or African American: 16.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.7%
  • White: 63.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 12.4%
Culinary Arts Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Culinary Arts Grads in Kentucky

In this state, there are 57,330 people employed in jobs related to a culinary arts degree, compared to 4,290,110 nationwide.

Culinary Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Culinary Arts Jobs in Kentucky

A typical salary for a culinary arts grad in the state is $27,170, compared to a typical salary of $33,210 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

#1

Sullivan University

Louisville
152 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,575 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,000 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $37,276.

148 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,699 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. 23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,900 a year.

85 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,542 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 99%. In their early career, ACTC grads earn an average salary of $22,800.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,193 Total Students

96% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,482 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Graduates earn an average $24,900 after graduation. This public school has an average net price of $6,065.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,399 Total Students

97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College grads earn an average salary of $23,800. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 91% are considered full time.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,857 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending SCC will pay a net price of $5,203.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,189 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 98%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,664.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,375 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 88%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $21,300 a year.

Culinary Arts Careers in KY

Some of the careers culinary arts majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Bakers 12% $22,320
Restaurant Cooks 11% $21,570
Chefs and Head Cooks 10% $50,490
Food Service Managers 8% $46,630
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 8% $28,250
Butchers and Meat Cutters 2% $29,810
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 2% $24,530
Bartenders 1% $18,500

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Cosmetology 980
Funeral & Mortuary Science 1

View all majors related to Culinary Arts

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