Utah contains two schools that offer event planning programs. Brigham Young University, the highest-ranking event planning school in UT, has a total student population of 34,130 and is the 719th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 event planning schools in Utah, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brigham Young University comes out as the most expensive ($10,978/yr), with Utah State University as the lowest recorded at only $10,181/yr.
Event Planning students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 23,660 employed general and operations managers earning an average yearly salary of $81,930. Meeting and convention planners in this state earn $43,930/yr and there are 330 employed.
Also, within the event planning schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from event planning, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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