Delaware contains two schools that offer hospitality programs. Delaware State University, the highest-ranking hospitality school in DE, has a total student population of 3,609 and is the 639th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 hospitality schools in Delaware, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Delaware State University comes out as the most expensive ($10,378/yr), with Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington as the lowest recorded at only $4,849/yr.
Hospitality students from Delaware 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 Delaware alone, there are 35,110 employed food preparation and serving related employees earning an average yearly salary of $22,290. Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop in this state earn $18,690/yr and there are 1,440 employed.
Also, within the hospitality schools in Delaware, the average student population is 2,228 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from hospitality, there are 540 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,476 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,732, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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