Glen Ellyn has a general population of 26,999 and an overall student population of 27,083. Approximately 27,083 of Glen Ellyn's students are enrolled in schools that offer culinary programs.
College of DuPage is the largest culinary school in Glen Ellyn, based on student population. Approximately 24 students graduated in 2010 from College of DuPage with credentials in culinary.
In 2010, 32 students graduated with a culinary degree in Glen Ellyn. If you decide to attend a culinary school in Glen Ellyn, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,712.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,463 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a culinary program in Glen Ellyn.
If you plan on staying in Glen Ellyn after graduating from culinary school, you should know that job prospects for chefs in Glen Ellyn, which is the most popular culinary profession, are good. In 2010, there were 31,380 chefs in Illinois. Of these chefs, 20,510 were working in the greater Glen Ellyn area. By the year 2018, the number of chefs is expected to increase by 14% in Glen Ellyn. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chef in Glen Ellyn is $21,330 per year, which is higher than the average for chefs state-wide.