With an overall population of 1,673 and a student population of 1,364, approximately 1,364 of Melbourne students attend one of Melbourne's schools that offer culinary programs.
Melbourne's largest culinary school is Ozarka College. In 2010, Ozarka College graduated approximately 7 students from its culinary program.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in culinary from culinary schools in Melbourne in 2010. If you decide to attend a culinary school in Melbourne, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,066.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for culinary related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a chef in Melbourne, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 10,510 chefs in Arkansas. Of these chefs, 1,200 were working in the greater Melbourne area. The number of chefs in Melbourne is expected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
As a chef in Melbourne, you can expect to make an average salary of $16,400 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chefs in the state.