Culinary in Idaho

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Schools Offering Culinary Arts Programs in Idaho


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Idaho students graduate with degrees in culinary arts. That means an estimated 26 chefs graduate from Idaho's 5 culinary schools each year.

Top Schools

Boise State University, which is located in Boise, is the top-ranked school in Idaho that has a culinary program. It received a ranking of 42nd in the country in 2010. no students graduated with a degree in culinary from Boise State University in 2010. Tuition at Boise State University was $5,300 per year.

The second-ranked school in Idaho that has a culinary program is Brigham Young University-Idaho. Brigham Young University-Idaho, which was ranked 68th in the country in 2010, is located in Rexburg. 1 students graduated with degree in culinary from Brigham Young University-Idaho in 2010. Students at Brigham Young University-Idaho paid $3,660 per year in tuition fees.

Idaho State University, which is located in Pocatello, is the third-ranked school in Idaho that has a culinary program. It received a ranking of 78th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 5 students graduated from Idaho State University culinary program. The tuition rate at Idaho State University was $5,416 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Idaho's culinary schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $4,026 per year, though tuition can range from $5,416 per year to $2,658 per year. In 2010, the following Idaho culinary schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Idaho State University - located in Pocatello, students are charged $5,416 per year
  2. Boise State University - located in Boise, students are charged $5,300 per year
  3. Brigham Young University-Idaho - located in Rexburg, students are charged $3,660 per year

The culinary schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Idaho were:

  1. North Idaho College - located in Coeur D Alene, students are charged $2,658 per year
  2. College of Western Idaho - located in Nampa, students are charged $3,096 per year
  3. Brigham Young University-Idaho - located in Rexburg, students are charged $3,660 per year

A culinary degree from an Idaho school... what next?

The highest percentage of culinary graduates in Idaho pursue careers as a chef. If you decide to work as a chef in Idaho, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 660 Idaho chefs as of 2010. The Idaho counties with the largest populations of chefs are:

  1. Kootenai County - 50 chefs
  2. Benewah County - 40 chefs
  3. Blaine County

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of chefs in Idaho will grow by 4%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,480 chefs working in Idaho.

Salary

A chef in Idaho makes an average of $30,420 per year. However, Idaho chefs earned anywhere in the range from as less than $17,240 per year to more than $62,010 per year in 2010. The counties in Idaho with the highest average salary for a chef are:

  1. Blaine County - $38,650 per year
  2. Benewah County - $36,890 per year
  3. Kootenai County - $28,950 per year

A chef in the following counties in Idaho make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Kootenai County - $28,950 per year
  2. Benewah County - $36,890 per year
  3. Blaine County - $38,650 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in culinary arts in Idaho and to compare salaries with various related fields such as pastry or culinary, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Culinary Arts in Idaho
  • Certificate in Culinary Arts in Idaho

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,515 miles from location Boise State University Boise ID 58.2803 61% 18,933
7,299 miles from location Brigham Young University-Idaho Rexburg ID 31.5019 59% 14,944
7,349 miles from location Idaho State University Pocatello ID 21.8189 n/a 13,493
7,447 miles from location North Idaho College Coeur D Alene ID 16.995 n/a 5,659
7,529 miles from location College of Western Idaho Nampa ID n/a n/a 3,683
 

Curious what studying Culinary gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Idaho

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Cooks, Restaurant + 3,880 $21,580 -9.6%
2
Cooks, Fast Food + 3,340 $17,620 2.5%
3
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria + 2,470 $21,890 20.5%
4
Cooks, Short Order + 910 $19,870 21.3%
5
Chefs and Head Cooks + 660 $30,420 -48.8%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are culinary related jobs in Idaho