Cooking Schools in Ottumwa, Iowa

Ottumwa is located in Wapello county and has a population of 24,998.

For Iowa residents, the average tuition for all Ottumwa cooking schools for the 2009 - 2010 school year was $2,976.00. For non-residents, the average tuition for Ottumwa cooking schools was $4,464.00.

The cost, on average, for books and supplies needed for cooking schools in Ottumwa is $1,416.00. Students living on campus at cooking schools in Ottumwa paid an average of $5,592.00 for room and board during the 2009 - 2010 school year. Students living at home incurred costs of $6,000.00. There is one cooking college in Ottumwa for students to choose from. In the 2008 - 2009 school year, reportedly 8 students completed cooking programs in Ottumwa.

Cooking Schools in Ottumwa

Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview
Ottumwa, IA, 52501

Programs Offered

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


  • Tuition (in-state): $2,976.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $4,464.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $5,592.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $7,152.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 745
  • Average aid received per student: $3,153.00

Cooking Salary in Ottumwa

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Chefs and Head Cooks$40,730.0040
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$27,250.001,340
Cooks, Fast Food$17,160.00520
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria$21,440.001,290
Cooks, Restaurant$18,790.001,320
Cooks, Short Order$19,080.00530
Food Preparation Workers$19,160.001,200

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