Shreveport has a total population of 200,145 and a student population of 10,323. Of these students, 3,014 are enrolled in schools that offer culinary programs.
Shreveport's largest culinary school is Southern University at Shreveport. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Southern University at Shreveport with credentials in culinary.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,036 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Shreveport culinary schools was an average of $14,166 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for culinary related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,140 per year, on average, for room and board at Shreveport-based culinary schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,576.
After graduating with your credentials in culinary, if you decide to work as a chef in Shreveport, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 10,810 chefs in Louisiana, 1,480 were working in the greater Shreveport area. The number of chefs in Shreveport is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
As a chef in Shreveport, you can expect to make an average salary of $20,000 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chefs in the state.