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Culinary Arts at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana

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Culinary Arts at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana

If you plan to study culinary arts, take a look at what New Mexico State University - Dona Ana has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

NMSU Dona Ana is located in Las Cruces, New Mexico and has a total student population of 8,054.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Culinary Arts section at the bottom of this page.

NMSU Dona Ana Culinary Arts Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts

NMSU Dona Ana Culinary Arts Rankings

Culinary Arts Student Demographics at NMSU Dona Ana

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the culinary arts majors at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana.

NMSU Dona Ana Culinary Arts Associate’s Program

67% Women
89% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 33% of culinary arts associate's degrees went to men and 67% went to women.

NMSU Dona Ana Gender Breakdown of Culinary Arts Associate's Degree Grads

NMSU Dona Ana does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in culinary arts graduates 35% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from New Mexico State University - Dona Ana with a associate's in culinary arts.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Culinary Arts Majors at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 1
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Careers That Culinary Arts Grads May Go Into

A degree in culinary arts can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NM, the home state for New Mexico State University - Dona Ana.

Occupation Jobs in NM Average Salary in NM
Restaurant Cooks 9,390 $24,100
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 7,360 $30,030
Bartenders 2,480 $20,610
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 2,460 $25,020
Food Service Managers 990 $55,530

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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