With an overall population of 7,786 and a student population of 6,795, approximately 6,795 of Coolidge students attend one of Coolidge's schools that offer culinary programs.
Coolidge's largest culinary school is Central Arizona College. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Culinary program at Central Arizona College.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a culinary certificate from one of Coolidge's culinary schools. Tuition in 2009 at Coolidge's culinary schools was $10,822 per year for instate students and $16,814 per year for out of state students.
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 Coolidge. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,786 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,036.
If you decide to work as a chef in Coolidge, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 chefs in Arizona were working in the greater Coolidge area. By the year 2018, the number of chefs is expected to increase by 10% in Coolidge. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chef in Coolidge is $21,990 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for chefs.