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Culinary Arts Schools in Louisiana

In 2018-2019, 515 students earned their Culinary Arts degrees in LA.

As a degree choice, Culinary Arts is the 32nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Culinary Arts Majors in Louisiana

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 191
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 191
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 178
Associate’s Degree 111
Bachelor’s Degree 35

Gender Distribution

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

Culinary Arts Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.7%
  • Black or African American: 44.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.7%
  • White: 39.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 9.9%
Culinary Arts Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Culinary Arts Grads in Louisiana

54,850 people in the state and 4,290,110 in the nation are employed in jobs related to culinary arts.

Culinary Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Culinary Arts Jobs in Louisiana

Culinary Arts grads earn an average of $25,030 in the state and $33,210 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in Louisiana that offer culinary arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

96 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,058 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 4.50% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

81 Degrees in Major Awarded
339 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. 73% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This private institution charges an average net price of $15,228.

73 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,116 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1. 87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,698 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. 85% of students get financical aid.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
107 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $24,020. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. In their early career, Louisiana Culinary Institute grads earn an average salary of $33,200.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
6,491 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $11,266. In their early career, Nicholls State University grads earn an average salary of $33,600. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,140 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $9,272. 46% of the teachers are full time. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,460 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,800 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 67% are considered full time. 83% of students get financical aid.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,122 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,516. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,100 a year.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,108 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 52% are considered full time. 75% of students get financical aid.

Culinary Arts Careers in LA

Some of the careers culinary arts majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Restaurant Cooks 16% $22,230
Bakers 14% $23,640
Chefs and Head Cooks 14% $39,530
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 13% $30,150
Food Service Managers 12% $59,290
Butchers and Meat Cutters 11% $28,120
Professors 9% $0
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 8% $20,380
Bartenders 7% $18,510
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 2% $22,290
Wholesale and Retail Buyers 1% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Cosmetology 3,427
Other Personal & Culinary Services 185
Funeral & Mortuary Science 19

View all majors related to Culinary Arts

View Nationwide Culinary Arts Report

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