San Luis Obispo has a general population of 44,174 and an overall student population of 31,858. Approximately 12,025 of San Luis Obispo's students are enrolled in schools that offer culinary programs.
Of the 1 culinary schools in San Luis Obispo, the largest culinary school, by student population, is Cuesta College. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Cuesta College with credentials in culinary.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a culinary degree from one of San Luis Obispo's culinary schools. If you decide to attend a culinary school in San Luis Obispo, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $860.
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 San Luis Obispo.
After graduating with your credentials in culinary, if you decide to work as a chef in San Luis Obispo, your job prospects are good. There were 100,500 chefs working in California and 990 working in the greater San Luis Obispo area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of chefs is expected to increase by 14% in San Luis Obispo. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
As a chef in San Luis Obispo, you can expect to make an average salary of $24,080 per year. This is higher than the average salary for chefs in the state.