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2021 Most Popular Online Culinary Arts Trade Schools in the Southeast Region

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$17,992 Avg Student Debt

In 2018-2019, 26,643 culinary arts students received a degree or certificate, making the major the #9 most popular in the country.

When it comes to higher education, there are a lot of options for trade school students. As online education oppotunities continue to grow, you're not restricted to just schools in your local area anymore. Even some of the 'big name' schools are offering online courses.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Trade College Search has created the Most Popular Online Culinary Arts Trade Schools in the Southeast Region to help you in your search for the best school for you. Our analysis looked at 2 schools in the Southeast Region to see which online programs were the most popular for trade school students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

The colleges and universities below are the most popular for culinary arts majors pursuing an online .

Our analysis found SOWELA Technical Community College to be the most popular school for culinary arts students who want to pursue an online degree in the Southeast Region . Located in the small city of Lake Charles, SOWELA is a public college with a small student population.

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The excellent online programs at University of North Alabama helped the school earn the #2 place on this year’s ranking of the best culinary arts schools in the Southeast Region . Located in the city of Florence, UNA is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

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Explore the most popular online culinary arts colleges for a specific state in the Southeast region.

State Degrees Awarded
South Carolina 221
Georgia 1,312
Louisiana 515
Florida 1,499
North Carolina 1,082
Alabama 137
West Virginia 45
Arkansas 335
Virginia 654
Kentucky 565
Mississippi 387
Tennessee 68

Culinary Arts is one of 3 different types of trade school programs to choose from.

Culinary Arts Concentrations

Major Annual Graduates
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 12,205
Baking & Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef 4,964
General Cooking & Related Culinary Arts 4,765
Restaurant, Culinary, & Catering Management/Manager 1,802
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant 1,210
Other Culinary Arts & Related Services 734
Bartending/Bartender 289
Culinary Science/Culinology 225
Institutional Food Workers 193
Wine Steward/Sommelier 112
Food Service, Waiter/Waitress, & Dining Room Management/Manager 98
Meat Cutting/Meat Cutter 46

Related Major Annual Graduates
Cosmetology 103,674
Funeral & Mortuary Science 1,965
Other Personal & Culinary Services 320

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 2 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to U.S. Army Europe Images.

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