Louisville has a total population of 256,231 and a student population of 48,950. Of these students, 14,991 are enrolled in schools that offer culinary programs.
Of the 1 culinary schools in Louisville, the largest culinary school, by student population, is Jefferson Community and Technical College. In 2010, approximately 39 students graduated from the Culinary program at Jefferson Community and Technical College.
In 2010, 39 students graduated with a culinary certificate in Louisville. If you decide to attend a culinary school in Louisville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,080.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for culinary related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Louisville after graduating from culinary school, you should know that job prospects for chefs in Louisville, which is the most popular culinary profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 chefs in Kentucky were working in the greater Louisville area. The government projects that the number of chefs in Louisville will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chef in Louisville is $19,940 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for chefs.