Cleveland has a general population of 478,403 and an overall student population of 72,373. Approximately 29,807 of Cleveland's students are enrolled in schools that offer culinary programs.
The largest culinary school in Cleveland, by student population, is Cuyahoga Community College District. In 2010, Cuyahoga Community College District graduated approximately 10 students from its culinary program.
A total of 17 students graduated with credentials in culinary from culinary schools in Cleveland in 2010. If you decide to attend a culinary school in Cleveland, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,416.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 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 Cleveland, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 32,560 chefs in Ohio. Of these chefs, 6,800 were working in the greater Cleveland area. By the year 2018, the number of chefs is expected to increase by 4% in Cleveland. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chef in Cleveland is $21,770 per year, which is higher than the average for chefs state-wide.