Culinary in Kansas

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Schools Offering Culinary Arts Programs in Kansas


Around 0.2% of Kansas's graduates graduate from culinary arts degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 148 chefs graduate from Kansas' 6 culinary schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Kansas with a culinary program is Washburn Institute of Technology, which is located in Topeka. In 2010, it was ranked 59th nationwide. In 2010, Washburn Institute of Technology graduated 1 students from its culinary program.

North Central Kansas Technical College, which is located in Beloit, is the second-ranked school in Kansas that has a culinary program. It received a ranking of 71st in the country in 2010. In 2010, North Central Kansas Technical College graduated 4 students from its culinary program. North Central Kansas Technical College charged in-state students $4,312 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Kansas that has a culinary program is AIB International. AIB International, which was ranked 75th in the country in 2010, is located in Manhattan. 70 students graduated with degree in culinary from AIB International in 2010. AIB International charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Culinary schools in Kansas, charge students an average tuition of $4,368 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $17,668 per year, or as little as $1,980 per year. The Kansas culinary schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. The Art Institutes International_Kansas City - located in Shawnee Mission, students are charged $17,668 per year
  2. North Central Kansas Technical College - located in Beloit, students are charged $4,312 per year
  3. Johnson County Community College - located in Shawnee Mission, students are charged $2,250 per year

The following Kansas culinary schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Kansas City Kansas Community College - located in Kansas City, students are charged $1,980 per year
  2. Johnson County Community College - located in Shawnee Mission, students are charged $2,250 per year
  3. North Central Kansas Technical College - located in Beloit, students are charged $4,312 per year

A culinary degree from a Kansas school... what next?

A large number of Kansas culinary graduates become chefs. If you decide to work as a chef in Kansas, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 750 Kansas chefs as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Kansas chefs:

  1. Butler County - 100 chefs
  2. Geary County - 80 chefs
  3. Allen County - 30 chefs

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of chefs in Kansas will grow by 1%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 970 chefs working in Kansas.

Salary

A chef in Kansas makes an average of $38,830 per year. However, Kansas chefs earned anywhere in the range from as less than $22,140 per year to more than $61,350 per year in 2010. The following counties in Kansas have the highest average salaries for chefs:

  1. Butler County - $38,730 per year
  2. Douglas County - $34,800 per year
  3. Allen County - $31,860 per year

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

  1. Allen County - $31,860 per year
  2. Douglas County - $34,800 per year
  3. Butler County - $38,730 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Kansas statistics regarding a career in culinary arts. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as pastry or culinary.

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

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,479 miles from location Johnson County Community College Shawnee Mission KS 13.3341 n/a 20,385
6,480 miles from location Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City KS 13.5424 n/a 7,137
6,656 miles from location North Central Kansas Technical College Beloit KS 29.429 n/a 723
6,534 miles from location Washburn Institute of Technology Topeka KS 41.1293 100% 676
0 miles from location The Art Institutes International_Kansas City Shawnee Mission KS 10.7249 100% 350
6,577 miles from location AIB International Manhattan KS 24.6527 n/a 42
 

Curious what studying Culinary gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Cooks, Restaurant + 9,040 $20,010 31.4%
2
Cooks, Fast Food + 7,140 $17,430 -15.6%
3
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria + 5,670 $21,640 -17.9%
4
Cooks, Short Order + 2,500 $18,280 -12.3%
5
Chefs and Head Cooks + 750 $38,830 -24.2%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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