Missouri contains two schools that offer event planning programs. Saint Louis University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking event planning school in MO, has a total student population of 16,317 and is the 1085th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 event planning schools in Missouri, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Louis University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($31,255/yr), with University of Missouri-Kansas City as the lowest recorded at only $17,782/yr.
Event Planning students from Missouri schools who go on to become event planners, wedding planners, event managers, production planners, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,530 people working as meeting and convention planners alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $48,060. Also, General and operations managers make on average $110,550 per year and there are about 1,689,680 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Missouri alone, there are 35,380 employed general and operations managers earning an average yearly salary of $94,920. Meeting and convention planners in this state earn $45,100/yr and there are 790 employed.
Also, within the event planning schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from event planning, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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