North Carolina contains thirteen schools that offer event planning programs. Haverford College, the highest-ranking event planning school in NC, has a total student population of 1,190 and is the 54th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 event planning schools in North Carolina, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pratt Institute-Main comes out as the most expensive ($35,506/yr), with CUNY New York City College of Technology as the lowest recorded at only $6,318/yr.
Event Planning students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina alone, there are 51,270 employed general and operations managers earning an average yearly salary of $116,390. Meeting and convention planners in this state earn $42,030/yr and there are 900 employed.
Also, within the event planning schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from event planning, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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