With an overall population of 30,224 and a student population of 9,137, approximately 9,137 of Fairbanks students attend one of Fairbanks's schools that offer culinary programs.
University of Alaska Fairbanks is the largest culinary school in Fairbanks, based on student population. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from University of Alaska Fairbanks with credentials in culinary.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in culinary from culinary schools in Fairbanks in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Fairbanks's culinary schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,742 per year in instate tuition and $25,822 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a culinary program in Fairbanks. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,802 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,308.
If you plan on staying in Fairbanks after graduating from culinary school, you should know that job prospects for chefs in Fairbanks, which is the most popular culinary profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,100 chefs in Alaska, 200 were working in the greater Fairbanks area. Fairbanks's chef workforce is projected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chef in Fairbanks is $24,320 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chefs.
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