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Culinary Arts in Minnesota

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Culinary Arts Schools in Minnesota

In 2018-2019, 148 students earned their Culinary Arts degrees in MN.

In this state, Culinary Arts is the 112th most popular major out of a total 288 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Culinary Arts Majors in Minnesota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 68
Associate’s Degree 38
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 33
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 33
Bachelor’s Degree 9

Gender Distribution

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

Culinary Arts Majors in MN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 10.8%
  • Black or African American: 7.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.1%
  • White: 60.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.4%
  • Other Races: 8.1%
Culinary Arts Majors in MN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Culinary Arts Grads in Minnesota

There are 84,480 people in the state and 4,290,110 people in the nation working in culinary arts jobs.

Culinary Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. MN

Wages for Culinary Arts Jobs in Minnesota

Culinary Arts grads earn an average of $35,430 in the state and $33,210 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

#1

Saint Paul College

Saint Paul
75 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,912 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 88% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 50%. In their early career, Saint Paul College grads earn an average salary of $26,600.

#2

Hennepin Technical College

Brooklyn Park
36 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,762 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 72% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,100 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 51%.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,222 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $11,460. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 86% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
7,167 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $33,100 after graduation. Most students complete their degree in 5.35 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

#5

South Central College

North Mankato
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,746 Total Students

82% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,184. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,500 a year.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,325 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid. 23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending St Cloud Technical and Community College will pay a net price of $9,847.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,118 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,925. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 56% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $30,600 after graduation.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,784 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 9.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 45% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $12,906.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,951 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $28,200 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 45% are considered full time.

Culinary Arts Careers in MN

Some of the careers culinary arts majors go into include:

Job Title MN Job Growth MN Median Salary
Cooks 8% $33,040
Restaurant Cooks 7% $28,810
Butchers and Meat Cutters 7% $35,890
Food Service Managers 6% $57,410
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 6% $35,980
Chefs and Head Cooks 5% $48,580
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 5% $32,220
Bakers 5% $29,380
Food Scientists and Technologists 4% $77,640
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 2% $31,920
Professors 2% $59,370

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

Major Annual Graduates in MN
Cosmetology 1,065
Funeral & Mortuary Science 26

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