Culinary Schools in Traverse City, Michigan

Traverse City is located in Grand Traverse county and has a population of 14,532.

For Michigan residents, the average tuition for all Traverse City culinary schools for the 2009 - 2010 school year was $2,477.00. For non-residents, the average tuition for Traverse City culinary schools was $5,984.00.

Books and supplies for culinary schools in Traverse City cost an average of $1,300.00. Students who live on campus while attending a culinary school in Traverse City, can expect to pay an average of $8,448.00 for room and board. Students who live at home can expect average costs to be $2,079.00. Students have a choice of one culinary college in Traverse City to attend. In the 2008 - 2009 school year, reportedly 28 students completed culinary programs in Traverse City.

Culinary Schools in Traverse City

Northwestern Michigan College

1701 E Front St
Traverse City, MI, 49686

Programs Offered

  • Certification in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
  • Associates in Culinary Arts / Chef Training


  • Tuition (in-state): $2,477.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $5,984.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $8,448.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $8,448.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 533
  • Average aid received per student: $2,659.00

Culinary Salary in Traverse City

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Chefs and Head Cooks$40,890.00120
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$33,300.00830
Cooks, Fast Food$17,570.00Not available
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria$23,920.00430
Cooks, Restaurant$21,160.001,550
Cooks, Short Order$21,550.00190
Food Preparation Workers$19,970.001,020
Bakers$22,530.00Not available

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