Dover has a general population of 32,135 and an overall student population of 9,742. Approximately 3,331 of Dover's students are enrolled in schools that offer culinary programs.
Delaware Technical and Community College-Terry is the largest culinary school in Dover, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Culinary program at Delaware Technical and Community College-Terry.
A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in culinary in Dover in 2010. In 2009 tuition at culinary schools in Dover was $2,816 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a culinary program in Dover.
Many culinary graduates choose to work as chefs after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Dover, your job prospects are good. There were 650 chefs working in Delaware and 510 working in the greater Dover area in 2010. Dover's chef workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chef in Dover is $27,470 per year, which is higher than the average for chefs state-wide.