Tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation, personal expenses. At first, these combined costs may seem overwhelming. They don’t have to be. With some planning and the willingness to investigate different schools, scholarships, grants, and bursaries, the cost of attending college or university can be more manageable than you might think. As a starting point for your research, here are the typical tuition costs for a culinary arts degree.

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 7,886 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

6% below average compared to other degrees

$ 8,979 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

55% below average compared to other degrees

$ 30,127 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

7% below average compared to other degrees

What do culinary arts graduates earn?

Culinary arts students make an average of $49,983 per year after graduation. This is 25% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 49,983 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 12% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

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