Durham has a total population of 187,035 and a student population of 29,625. Of these students, 359 are enrolled in schools that offer culinary programs.
The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham is the largest culinary school in Durham, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Culinary program at The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in culinary in Durham in 2010. If you decide to attend a culinary school in Durham, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $22,980.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $940 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a culinary program in Durham. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $1,775 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $29,689.
If you plan on staying in Durham after graduating from culinary school, you should know that job prospects for chefs in Durham, which is the most popular culinary profession, are good. There were 28,970 chefs working in North Carolina and 2,090 working in the greater Durham area in 2010. The number of chefs in Durham is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
As a chef in Durham, you can expect to make an average salary of $23,440 per year. This is higher than the average salary for chefs in the state.