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Schools Offering Culinary Arts Programs in Indiana


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Indiana receive culinary arts degrees every year. That means an estimated 130 chefs graduate from Indiana's 4 culinary schools each year.

Top Schools

Oakland City University, which is located in Oakland City, is the top-ranked school in Indiana that has a culinary program. It received a ranking of 42nd in the country in 2010. 8 students graduated with a degree in culinary from Oakland City University in 2010. Tuition at Oakland City University was $15,990 per year.

Vincennes University, which was ranked 81st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Indiana that has a culinary program. It is located in Vincennes. 9 students graduated with degree in culinary from Vincennes University in 2010. Students at Vincennes University paid $4,588 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Indiana with a culinary program is Harrison College-Indianapolis, which is located in Indianapolis. In 2010, it was ranked 86th nationwide. 93 students graduated with degree in culinary from Harrison College-Indianapolis in 2010. Harrison College-Indianapolis charged in-state students $12,135 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Culinary schools in Indiana, charge students an average tuition of $12,532 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $17,416 per year, or as little as $4,588 per year. In 2010, the following Indiana culinary schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. The Art Institute of Indianapolis - located in Indianapolis, students are charged $17,416 per year
  2. Oakland City University - located in Oakland City, students are charged $15,990 per year
  3. Harrison College-Indianapolis - located in Indianapolis, students are charged $12,135 per year

The following Indiana culinary schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Vincennes University - located in Vincennes, students are charged $4,588 per year
  2. Harrison College-Indianapolis - located in Indianapolis, students are charged $12,135 per year
  3. Oakland City University - located in Oakland City, students are charged $15,990 per year

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

Most people who graduate from culinary school in Indiana go on to work as a chef. Indiana had 910 chefs in 2010. In Indiana, the largest numbers of chefs work in the following counties:

  1. Boone County - 280 chefs
  2. St. Joseph County - 120 chefs
  3. Adams County - 90 chefs

Salary

On average, a chef earns a salary of $41,210 per year in Indiana state. But, salaries for chefs can vary. In 2010, chefs made as little as less than $16,820 per year or as much as more than $75,940 per year in Indiana. On average a chef earns the most in the following Indiana counties:

  1. Clay County - $53,790 per year
  2. Allen County - $49,120 per year
  3. St. Joseph County - $43,780 per year

The following counties in Indiana have the lowest average salaries for chefs:

  1. Crawford County - $31,780 per year
  2. Benton County - $33,070 per year
  3. Adams County - $34,450 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in culinary arts in Indiana 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 Indiana
  • Bachelor's Degree in Culinary Arts in Indiana

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
6,091 miles from location Vincennes University Vincennes IN 19.2683 n/a 13,947
6,081 miles from location Oakland City University Oakland City IN 58.4328 53% 2,550
6,020 miles from location Harrison College-Indianapolis Indianapolis IN 14.3798 100% 2,424
6,024 miles from location The Art Institute of Indianapolis Indianapolis IN 10.73 100% 1,057
 

Curious what studying Culinary gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Cooks, Restaurant + 20,130 $20,450 20.0%
2
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria + 11,250 $21,980 6.7%
3
Cooks, Fast Food + 10,470 $17,840 -29.9%
4
Cooks, Short Order + 2,430 $18,330 -57.7%
5
Chefs and Head Cooks + 910 $41,210 -52.1%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are culinary related jobs in Indiana