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Culinary Arts Schools in Tennessee

68 Culinary Arts students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Culinary Arts is the 134th most popular major in the state out of a total 271 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Culinary Arts Majors in Tennessee

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 28
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 20
Associate’s Degree 20
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 20

Gender Distribution

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

Culinary Arts Majors in TN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.4%
  • Black or African American: 23.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.4%
  • White: 60.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.9%
  • Other Races: 4.4%
Culinary Arts Majors in TN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Culinary Arts Grads in Tennessee

There are 80,830 people in the state and 4,290,110 people in the nation working in culinary arts jobs.

Culinary Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. TN

Wages for Culinary Arts Jobs in Tennessee

A typical salary for a culinary arts grad in the state is $26,610, compared to a typical salary of $33,210 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Tennessee that offer culinary arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,284 Total Students

95% of students get financical aid. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 34%.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,894 Total Students

95% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time. A typical student attending Pellissippi State Community College will pay a net price of $5,297.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,144 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.10%. The full-time teacher rate is 43%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
2,942 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $33,100 after graduation. This private institution charges an average net price of $25,016.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
611 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. In their early career, Remington College - Memphis Campus grads earn an average salary of $21,900. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
249 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,261. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,900 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it.

Culinary Arts Careers in TN

Some of the careers culinary arts majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Restaurant Cooks 13% $23,640
Food Service Managers 11% $44,680
Chefs and Head Cooks 10% $45,890
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 10% $29,770
Professors 8% $47,990
Bakers 8% $25,080
Bartenders 8% $18,500
Wholesale and Retail Buyers 7% $0
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 6% $24,430
Food Scientists and Technologists 5% $54,020
Butchers and Meat Cutters 4% $31,120
Private Cooks 3% $0
Cooks 2% $21,510
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 2% $24,360

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

Major Annual Graduates in TN
Cosmetology 1,954
Funeral & Mortuary Science 52

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