With an overall population of 17,367 and a student population of 653, approximately 76 of Bristol students attend one of Bristol's schools that offer culinary programs.
The largest culinary school in Bristol, by student population, is Southeast Culinary & Hospitality College. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from Southeast Culinary & Hospitality College with credentials in culinary.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a culinary degree in Bristol. If you decide to attend a culinary school in Bristol, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $11,530.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,595 for culinary related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Bristol after graduating from culinary school, you should know that job prospects for chefs in Bristol, which is the most popular culinary profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 27 chefs in Virginia were working in the greater Bristol area. The government projects that the number of chefs in Bristol will increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chef in Bristol is $19,160 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chefs.