Rexburg has a total population of 17,257 and a student population of 15,173. Of these students, 14,944 are enrolled in schools that offer culinary programs.
Of the 1 culinary schools in Rexburg, the largest culinary school, by student population, is Brigham Young University-Idaho. In 2010, Brigham Young University-Idaho graduated approximately 1 students with credentials in culinary.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a culinary degree from one of Rexburg's culinary schools. If you decide to attend a culinary school in Rexburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,580.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,152 for culinary related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Rexburg-based culinary schools, you will have an added expense of $1,800 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,294.
If you plan on staying in Rexburg after graduating from culinary school, you should know that job prospects for chefs in Rexburg, which is the most popular culinary profession, are good. There were 2,150 chefs working in Idaho and 220 working in the greater Rexburg area in 2010. The government projects that the number of chefs in Rexburg will increase by 19% 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 Rexburg is $18,710 per year, which is lower than the average for chefs state-wide.