Cooking Schools in Ankeny, Iowa

Ankeny has 27,117 residents. It is located in Polk county.

The average in-state tuition for full time undergraduate students in cooking schools in Ankeny during the 2009 - 2010 school year was $8,155.00. The average tuition was $9,880.00 for non-residents studying in Iowa.

The cost, on average, for books and supplies needed for cooking schools in Ankeny is $1,020.00. Students living on campus at cooking schools in Ankeny paid an average of $5,406.00 for room and board during the 2009 - 2010 school year. Students living at home incurred costs of $3,830.00. There is one cooking college in Ankeny. 49 students were reported to have graduated from cooking programs in Ankeny in the 2008 - 2009 school year.

Cooking Schools in Ankeny

Des Moines Area Community College

2006 Ankeny Blvd
Ankeny, IA, 50023

Programs Offered

  • Certification in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
  • Associates in Culinary Arts / Chef Training


  • Tuition (in-state): $3,450.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $6,900.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $5,302.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $5,302.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 1,303
  • Average aid received per student: $3,175.00

Cooking Salary in Ankeny

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Chefs and Head Cooks$33,330.00Not available
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$31,010.002,000
Cooks, Fast Food$16,910.00510
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria$24,150.00790
Cooks, Restaurant$20,760.002,590
Cooks, Short Order$19,780.00130
Food Preparation Workers$20,240.001,250

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