With an overall population of 711,470 and a student population of 105,745, approximately 28,539 of Columbus students attend one of Columbus's schools that offer pastry programs.
Columbus's largest pastry school is Columbus State Community College. In 2010, Columbus State Community College graduated approximately 15 students from its pastry program.
A total of 15 students graduated with credentials in pastry from pastry schools in Columbus in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,916 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,520 for pastry related books and supplies every year.
Many pastry graduates choose to work as pastry chefs after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Columbus, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 pastry chefs in Ohio were working in the greater Columbus area. Columbus's pastry chef workforce is projected to decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for pastry chefs.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a pastry chef in Columbus is $22,930 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for pastry chefs.