With an overall population of 2,382 and a student population of 9,621, approximately 9,621 of Princeton Junction students attend one of Princeton Junction's schools that offer culinary programs.
The largest culinary school in Princeton Junction, by student population, is Mercer County Community College. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Culinary program at Mercer County Community College.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a culinary certificate in Princeton Junction. In 2009 tuition at culinary schools in Princeton Junction was $2,856 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,040 for culinary related books and supplies each year.
Many culinary graduates choose to work as chefs after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Princeton Junction, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 18,500 chefs in New Jersey, 910 were working in the greater Princeton Junction area. By the year 2018, the number of chefs is expected to increase by 6% in Princeton Junction. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chef in Princeton Junction is $27,030 per year, which is higher than the average for chefs state-wide.