Bristol has a total population of 17,367 and a student population of 653. Of these students, 76 are enrolled in schools that offer pastry programs.
Of the 1 pastry schools in Bristol, the largest pastry school, by student population, is Southeast Culinary & Hospitality College. In 2010, Southeast Culinary & Hospitality College graduated approximately 0 students from its pastry program.
In 2009 tuition at pastry schools in Bristol was $11,530 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,595 for pastry related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Bristol after graduating from pastry school, you should know that job prospects for pastry chefs in Bristol, which is the most popular pastry profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 pastry chefs in Virginia were working in the greater Bristol area. The number of pastry chefs in Bristol is expected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for pastry chefs.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a pastry chef in Bristol is $19,000 per year, which is lower than the average for pastry chefs state-wide.