Erie has a general population of 103,717 and an overall student population of 18,530. Approximately 4,373 of Erie's students are enrolled in schools that offer culinary programs.
Mercyhurst College is the largest culinary school in Erie, based on student population. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Mercyhurst College with credentials in culinary.
If you decide to attend a culinary school in Erie, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,351.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a culinary program in Erie. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,607 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $28,051.
After graduating with your credentials in culinary, if you decide to work as a chef in Erie, your job prospects are average. There were 34,450 chefs working in Pennsylvania and 1,000 working in the greater Erie area in 2010. The number of chefs in Erie is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
As a chef in Erie, you can expect to make an average salary of $20,880 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chefs in the state.