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Culinary Arts Schools in Louisiana

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

As a degree choice, Culinary Arts is the 13th most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

In Louisiana, 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 Louisiana is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.7%
  • Black or African American: 44.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.7%
  • White: 39.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 9.9%
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Jobs for Culinary Arts Grads in Louisiana

54,850 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 Louisiana

Culinary Arts grads earn an average of $25,030 in the state and $33,210 nationwide.

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There are 13 colleges in Louisiana that offer culinary arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

96 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,058 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,817. 83% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

81 Degrees in Major Awarded
339 Total Students

73% of students get financical aid. An average student at Crescent Schools will pay a net price of $15,228. Graduates earn an average $20,000 after graduation.

73 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,116 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 29 to 1. A typical student attending BRCC will pay a net price of $8,768. 47% of the teachers are full time.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,698 Total Students

47% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $9,153.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
107 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private institution charges an average net price of $24,020. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
6,491 Total Students

The average student takes 4.65 years to complete their degree at Nicholls State University. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,266.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,140 Total Students

46% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 88% of students receive it.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,460 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, Bossier Parish Community College grads earn an average salary of $22,800. This public school has an average net price of $10,435.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,122 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 59% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,516. 90% of students get financical aid.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,108 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 52%. Of all the students who attend this school, 75% get financial aid.

Culinary Arts Careers in LA

Some of the careers culinary arts majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Restaurant Cooks 16% $22,230
Bakers 14% $23,640
Chefs and Head Cooks 14% $39,530
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 13% $30,150
Food Service Managers 12% $59,290
Butchers and Meat Cutters 11% $28,120
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 8% $20,380
Bartenders 7% $18,510
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 3% $22,290

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Cosmetology 3,427
Other Personal & Culinary Services 185
Funeral & Mortuary Science 19

View all majors related to Culinary Arts

View Nationwide Culinary Arts Report

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