District Of Columbia contains two schools that offer hospitality programs. Howard University, the highest-ranking hospitality school in DC, has a total student population of 10,573 and is the 168th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 hospitality schools in District Of Columbia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Howard University comes out as the most expensive ($14,131/yr), with University of the District of Columbia as the lowest recorded at only $7,881/yr.
Hospitality students from District Of Columbia schools who go on to become hospitality managers, caterers, event planners, wedding planners, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 334,310 people working as hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $19,190. Also, Food preparation and serving related employees make on average $20,880 per year and there are about 11,218,260 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the District Of Columbia alone, there are 41,630 employed food preparation and serving related employees earning an average yearly salary of $26,620. Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop in this state earn $24,910/yr and there are 1,300 employed.
Also, within the hospitality schools in District Of Columbia, the average student population is 6,076 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from hospitality, there are 1138 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,715 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $0, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.