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Schools Offering Culinary Arts Programs in Oklahoma


Each year, approximately 0.3% of Oklahoma graduates receive degrees in culinary arts. Thus, Oklahoma's 23 culinary schools put out approximately 310 chefs each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a culinary program is Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee. Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee, which was ranked 60th in the country in 2010, is located in Muskogee. In 2010, 30 students graduated from Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee's culinary program.

The second-ranked school in Oklahoma with a culinary program is Northwest Technology Center-Fairview, which is located in Fairview. In 2010, it was ranked 63rd nationwide.

The third-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a culinary program is Great Plains Technology Center. Great Plains Technology Center, which was ranked 64th in the country in 2010, is located in Lawton. In 2010, Great Plains Technology Center graduated 2 students from its culinary programs. Tuition at Great Plains Technology Center was $0 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Oklahoma's culinary schools ranges from $3,795 per year to $2,216 per year. But, the average tuition is $497 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Oklahoma culinary schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology-Okmulgee - located in Okmulgee, students are charged $3,795 per year
  2. Eastern Oklahoma State College - located in Wilburton, students are charged $3,006 per year
  3. Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City - located in Oklahoma City, students are charged $2,419 per year

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

  1. Carl Albert State College - located in Poteau, students are charged $2,216 per year
  2. Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City - located in Oklahoma City, students are charged $2,419 per year
  3. Eastern Oklahoma State College - located in Wilburton, students are charged $3,006 per year

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

A large number of Oklahoma culinary graduates become chefs. If you decide to work as a chef in Oklahoma, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 810 Oklahoma chefs as of 2010. The Oklahoma counties with the largest populations of chefs are:

  1. Canadian County - 290 chefs
  2. Creek County - 190 chefs
  3. Atoka County - 110 chefs

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of chefs in the state of Oklahoma will grow to 1,070. This would require a 4% growth in the profession.

Salary

A chef in Oklahoma earns $34,470 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. chefs in Oklahoma had varying salaries from $18,820 to $68,680 per year in 2010. A chef in the following Oklahoma counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Canadian County - $38,230 per year
  2. Creek County - $34,570 per year
  3. Adair County - $31,840 per year

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

  1. Beckham County - $30,540 per year
  2. Adair County - $31,840 per year
  3. Creek County - $34,570 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma
  • Certificate in Culinary Arts in Oklahoma

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,652 miles from location Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City Oklahoma City OK 7.35114 n/a 7,367
6,559 miles from location Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology-Okmulgee Okmulgee OK 15.7212 n/a 4,129
6,487 miles from location Carl Albert State College Poteau OK 13.4867 n/a 2,473
6,527 miles from location Eastern Oklahoma State College Wilburton OK 15.8018 n/a 2,084
6,654 miles from location Francis Tuttle Technology Center Oklahoma City OK 10.646 n/a 1,993
6,554 miles from location Tulsa Technology Center-Lemley Campus Tulsa OK 33.5391 100% 1,393
6,646 miles from location Metro Technology Centers Oklahoma City OK 30.6097 n/a 1,172
6,523 miles from location Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee Muskogee OK 40.4862 n/a 706
6,664 miles from location Autry Technology Center Enid OK 30.474 100% 587
6,742 miles from location Western Technology Center Burns Flat OK 33.6808 n/a 586
6,622 miles from location Meridian Technology Center Stillwater OK 28.3712 n/a 576
6,552 miles from location Tri County Technology Center Bartlesville OK 32.1436 n/a 568
6,618 miles from location Pioneer Technology Center Ponca City OK 32.3087 n/a 491
6,500 miles from location Northeast Technology Center-Afton Afton OK 27.478 n/a 489
6,650 miles from location Platt College Oklahoma City OK 27.3833 88% 456
6,487 miles from location Kiamichi Technology Center-Poteau Poteau OK 21.1406 n/a 422
6,705 miles from location Great Plains Technology Center Lawton OK 35.6039 n/a 239
6,521 miles from location Northeast Technology Center-Pryor Pryor OK 26.2182 n/a 219
6,702 miles from location Caddo Kiowa Technology Center Fort Cobb OK 30.5143 n/a 183
6,433 miles from location Kiamichi Technology Center-Idabel Idabel OK 32.0701 n/a 142
6,646 miles from location Platt College Oklahoma City OK 33.9939 100% 103
6,592 miles from location Kiamichi Technology Center-Durant Durant OK 33.1599 n/a 72
6,698 miles from location Northwest Technology Center-Fairview Fairview OK 37.4186 n/a 30
 

Curious what studying Culinary gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Cooks, Restaurant + 11,830 $20,270 46.4%
2
Cooks, Fast Food + 9,570 $17,340 -27.7%
3
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria + 8,660 $19,500 15.9%
4
Cooks, Short Order + 1,240 $18,830 -57.4%
5
Chefs and Head Cooks + 810 $34,470 -52.1%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are culinary related jobs in Oklahoma