Nampa has a total population of 51,867 and a student population of 5,707. Of these students, 3,683 are enrolled in schools that offer culinary programs.
College of Western Idaho is the largest culinary school in Nampa, based on student population. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from College of Western Idaho with credentials in culinary.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in culinary in Nampa in 2010. If you decide to attend a culinary school in Nampa, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,428.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $990 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a culinary program in Nampa.
If you plan on staying in Nampa after graduating from culinary school, you should know that job prospects for chefs in Nampa, which is the most popular culinary profession, are good. There were 2,650 chefs working in Idaho and 1,330 working in the greater Nampa area in 2010. The government projects that the number of chefs in Nampa will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chef in Nampa is $18,060 per year, which is lower than the average for chefs state-wide.