With an overall population of 2,312 and a student population of 11,009, approximately 11,009 of Newtown students attend one of Newtown's schools that offer culinary programs.
The largest culinary school in Newtown, by student population, is Bucks County Community College. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Culinary program at Bucks County Community College.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a culinary degree from one of Newtown's culinary schools. In 2009 tuition at culinary schools in Newtown was $3,546 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for culinary related books and supplies every year.
Many culinary graduates choose to work as chefs after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Newtown, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 34,450 chefs in Pennsylvania. Of these chefs, 1,280 were working in the greater Newtown area. The government projects that the number of chefs in Newtown will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
As a chef in Newtown, you can expect to make an average salary of $18,300 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chefs in the state.