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Culinary Arts Schools in Colorado

In 2018-2019, 1,642 students earned their Culinary Arts degrees in CO.

A Culinary Arts major is the 15th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Culinary Arts Majors in Colorado

Culinary Arts majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 955
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 955
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 325
Associate’s Degree 321
Bachelor’s Degree 41

Gender Distribution

In Colorado, a culinary arts major is more popular with women than with men.

Culinary Arts Majors in CO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of culinary arts majors in Colorado is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.3%
  • Black or African American: 21.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 16.9%
  • White: 46.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 11.8%
Culinary Arts Majors in CO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Culinary Arts Grads in Colorado

In this state, there are 80,120 people employed in jobs related to a culinary arts degree, compared to 4,290,110 nationwide.

Culinary Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. CO

Wages for Culinary Arts Jobs in Colorado

Culinary Arts grads earn an average of $34,770 in the state and $33,210 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Colorado that offer culinary arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

991 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,289 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time. 99% of students get financical aid.

197 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
1,008 Total Students

An average student at JWU Denver will pay a net price of $24,894. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

134 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,197 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $23,800 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it.

#4

Pikes Peak Community College

Colorado Springs
122 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,204 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 71% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 93% are considered full time.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,066 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,842. Graduates earn an average $20,100 after graduation. 93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#6

Colorado Mountain College

Glenwood Springs
45 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,688 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $6,690. 18% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 70% get financial aid.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,384 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time.

#8

Colorado Mesa University

Grand Junction
37 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
9,492 Total Students

93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 52% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $18,840.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,212 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,400 after earning their degree at this institution. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,344.

Culinary Arts Careers in CO

Some of the careers culinary arts majors go into include:

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Restaurant Cooks 33% $28,460
Bartenders 28% $21,230
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 27% $37,840
Chefs and Head Cooks 24% $49,830
Professors 24% $55,920
Food Scientists and Technologists 23% $61,680
Bakers 22% $28,950
Butchers and Meat Cutters 16% $34,310
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 16% $28,500
Wholesale and Retail Buyers 16% $0

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to culinary arts.

Major Annual Graduates in CO
Cosmetology 2,420
Funeral & Mortuary Science 33
Other Personal & Culinary Services 14

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