Nelsonville has a total population of 5,230 and a student population of 6,466. Of these students, 6,340 are enrolled in schools that offer culinary programs.
Of the 1 culinary schools in Nelsonville, the largest culinary school, by student population, is Hocking College. In 2010, Hocking College graduated approximately 52 students with credentials in culinary.
A total of 52 students graduated with credentials in culinary from culinary schools in Nelsonville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,958 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Nelsonville culinary schools was an average of $16,627 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a culinary program in Nelsonville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,030 per year, on average, for room and board at Nelsonville-based culinary schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,019.
After graduating with your credentials in culinary, if you decide to work as a chef in Nelsonville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 22,270 chefs in Ohio, 1,310 were working in the greater Nelsonville area. Nelsonville's chef workforce is projected to increase by 1% 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 Nelsonville is $22,940 per year, which is higher than the average for chefs state-wide.