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Culinary Schools in Indiana

There are four Indiana schools offering culinary programs. 171 students graduated with degrees from Indiana culinary schools in 2010. 129 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 41 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

128 students graduate from programs in Indiana in culinary arts, on average, each year. Of those, 41 students graduated with certificates in culinary arts, 129 with a degree at the associate's level, and one with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Four culinary schools are located in this state. Of these, three schools are private, while one school is public. While tuition at a public culinary school is $4,588, private culinary school tuition varies from $12,135 to $17,416.

Average tuition for programs in culinary arts is $8,304. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,588 per year, is at Vincennes University, while the highest tuition for culinary programs, which is $17,416 per year, is at the Art Institute of Indianapolis-Indianapolis.

Indiana culinary schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. No undergraduate level culinary arts students sought masters level degrees in 2010.

Culinary Program Completions in Indiana 2006 - 2010

128 students graduate from programs in Indiana in culinary arts, on average, each year. Of those, 41 students graduated with certificates in culinary arts, 129 with a degree at the associate's level, and one with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Culinary Program Completions in Indiana 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 2
  • Certificate 2008: 4
  • Certificate 2009: 15
  • Certificate 2010: 41
  • Associate 2006: 16
  • Associate 2007: 17
  • Associate 2008: 82
  • Associate 2009: 80
  • Associate 2010: 129
  • Bachelor 2006: 0
  • Bachelor 2007: 0
  • Bachelor 2008: 0
  • Bachelor 2009: 0
  • Bachelor 2010: 1

Culinary Program Availability in Indiana

Schools in Indiana offer a total of 12 programs in culinary arts. Of these programs, approximately 50% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Culinary Program Availability in Indiana

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 6
  • Bachelor: 2

Personal Chefs — Salary by Percentile

Personal Chefs — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 25300
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Cooks, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Cooks, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17395
  • 25th Percentile: 20465
  • Median: 24075
  • 75th Percentile: 27685
  • 90th Percentile: 31840

Short Order Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Short Order Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15580
  • 25th Percentile: 16260
  • Median: 17770
  • 75th Percentile: 19320
  • 90th Percentile: 22890

Food Preparation Workers — Salary by Percentile

Food Preparation Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15810
  • 25th Percentile: 16990
  • Median: 19240
  • 75th Percentile: 22980
  • 90th Percentile: 26160

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Salary by Percentile

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15980
  • 25th Percentile: 17240
  • Median: 19340
  • 75th Percentile: 22370
  • 90th Percentile: 24670

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers — Salary by Percentile

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18660
  • 25th Percentile: 23010
  • Median: 29150
  • 75th Percentile: 37410
  • 90th Percentile: 45440

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15910
  • 25th Percentile: 17470
  • Median: 21100
  • 75th Percentile: 25510
  • 90th Percentile: 31620

Chefs and Head Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Chefs and Head Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25410
  • 25th Percentile: 30820
  • Median: 38910
  • 75th Percentile: 46820
  • 90th Percentile: 63440

Fast Food Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Fast Food Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15560
  • 25th Percentile: 16190
  • Median: 17510
  • 75th Percentile: 18850
  • 90th Percentile: 20500

Food Batchmakers — Salary by Percentile

Food Batchmakers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16890
  • 25th Percentile: 19150
  • Median: 24150
  • 75th Percentile: 33820
  • 90th Percentile: 44370

Restaurant Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Restaurant Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15810
  • 25th Percentile: 17060
  • Median: 19530
  • 75th Percentile: 23220
  • 90th Percentile: 27620

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16410
  • 25th Percentile: 18460
  • Median: 21600
  • 75th Percentile: 24780
  • 90th Percentile: 28990

Personal Chefs — Employment Trend

Personal Chefs — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 23350
  • Median Salary 2007: 24085
  • Median Salary 2008: 24855
  • Median Salary 2009: 25095
  • Median Salary 2010: 25300
  • Total Employed 2006: 0
  • Total Employed 2007: 0
  • Total Employed 2008: 0
  • Total Employed 2009: 0
  • Total Employed 2010: 0

Short Order Cooks — Employment Trend

Short Order Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 16310
  • Median Salary 2007: 17470
  • Median Salary 2008: 17880
  • Median Salary 2009: 17850
  • Median Salary 2010: 17770
  • Total Employed 2006: 5520
  • Total Employed 2007: 4520
  • Total Employed 2008: 3720
  • Total Employed 2009: 2890
  • Total Employed 2010: 2430

Food Preparation Workers — Employment Trend

Food Preparation Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 16940
  • Median Salary 2007: 17390
  • Median Salary 2008: 18290
  • Median Salary 2009: 19120
  • Median Salary 2010: 19240
  • Total Employed 2006: 20890
  • Total Employed 2007: 20820
  • Total Employed 2008: 19750
  • Total Employed 2009: 18400
  • Total Employed 2010: 15320

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Employment Trend

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 17700
  • Median Salary 2007: 18270
  • Median Salary 2008: 18850
  • Median Salary 2009: 19670
  • Median Salary 2010: 19340
  • Total Employed 2006: 3050
  • Total Employed 2007: 3570
  • Total Employed 2008: 3810
  • Total Employed 2009: 3510
  • Total Employed 2010: 3680

Cooks, All Other — Employment Trend

Cooks, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26580
  • Median Salary 2007: 22920
  • Median Salary 2008: 23655
  • Median Salary 2009: 23880
  • Median Salary 2010: 24075
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 55
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers — Employment Trend

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26650
  • Median Salary 2007: 27700
  • Median Salary 2008: 28900
  • Median Salary 2009: 29810
  • Median Salary 2010: 29150
  • Total Employed 2006: 17960
  • Total Employed 2007: 19230
  • Total Employed 2008: 19410
  • Total Employed 2009: 18950
  • Total Employed 2010: 18340

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 15900
  • Median Salary 2007: 18160
  • Median Salary 2008: 20370
  • Median Salary 2009: 21710
  • Median Salary 2010: 21100
  • Total Employed 2006: 340
  • Total Employed 2007: 370
  • Total Employed 2008: 500
  • Total Employed 2009: 470
  • Total Employed 2010: 430

Chefs and Head Cooks — Employment Trend

Chefs and Head Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31030
  • Median Salary 2007: 31970
  • Median Salary 2008: 33770
  • Median Salary 2009: 35280
  • Median Salary 2010: 38910
  • Total Employed 2006: 1520
  • Total Employed 2007: 1190
  • Total Employed 2008: 890
  • Total Employed 2009: 910
  • Total Employed 2010: 910

Fast Food Cooks — Employment Trend

Fast Food Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 14250
  • Median Salary 2007: 14670
  • Median Salary 2008: 15670
  • Median Salary 2009: 16370
  • Median Salary 2010: 17510
  • Total Employed 2006: 14400
  • Total Employed 2007: 13880
  • Total Employed 2008: 11630
  • Total Employed 2009: 11210
  • Total Employed 2010: 10470

Food Batchmakers — Employment Trend

Food Batchmakers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27010
  • Median Salary 2007: 30790
  • Median Salary 2008: 29630
  • Median Salary 2009: 29050
  • Median Salary 2010: 24150
  • Total Employed 2006: 1940
  • Total Employed 2007: 1910
  • Total Employed 2008: 1930
  • Total Employed 2009: 1910
  • Total Employed 2010: 2150

Restaurant Cooks — Employment Trend

Restaurant Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 19010
  • Median Salary 2007: 19960
  • Median Salary 2008: 19760
  • Median Salary 2009: 19740
  • Median Salary 2010: 19530
  • Total Employed 2006: 17270
  • Total Employed 2007: 17240
  • Total Employed 2008: 18000
  • Total Employed 2009: 18260
  • Total Employed 2010: 20130

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Employment Trend

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 19990
  • Median Salary 2007: 20890
  • Median Salary 2008: 21280
  • Median Salary 2009: 21820
  • Median Salary 2010: 21600
  • Total Employed 2006: 9980
  • Total Employed 2007: 10130
  • Total Employed 2008: 10830
  • Total Employed 2009: 10940
  • Total Employed 2010: 11250

Indiana vs National Culinary Employment

Indiana vs National Culinary Employment

  • Employed in Indiana: 2.118% (85160)

Culinary Schools in Indiana

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1. The Art Institute of Indianapolis - Indianapolis

3500 DePauw Blvd Suite 1010
Indianapolis, IN 46268
(317) 613-4800

The Art Institute of Indianapolis-Indianapolis offers four culinary programs. Specifically, it offers students two culinary certificates, one culinary degree at the associate's level, and one degree at the bachelor's level in culinary arts. 1,228 students pursue degrees in 15 programs at this college, overall. It is the sixth largest institution in the state of Indiana offering culinary arts.

2. Harrison College - Indianapolis

550 East Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2611
(317) 264-5656

Harrison College-Indianapolis offers two programs in culinary arts. Harrison offers students two degrees at the associate's level in culinary arts. It is near the heart of downtown. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, Harrison ranks fourth in the state of Indiana.

3. Vincennes University

1002 N First St
Vincennes, IN 47591
(812) 888-8888

Vincennes University offers three programs in culinary arts. More specifically, this school offers one culinary certificate to students and two associate's level culinary arts degrees. 16,595 students seek degrees in 183 programs at VU, overall. It is the biggest institution in the state of Indiana offering culinary arts.

4. Oakland City University

138 N Lucretia St
Oakland City, IN 47660-1099
(812) 749-4781x404

Oakland City University offers three culinary programs. More specifically, students are offered one culinary certificate by OCU, one culinary degree at the associate's level, and one degree at the bachelor's level in culinary arts. Overall, 2,883 students pursue degrees in 80 Oakland City University programs. It ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Indiana.