Georgia contains ten schools that offer hospitality programs. Georgia State University, the highest-ranking hospitality school in GA, has a total student population of 30,427 and is the 210th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 hospitality schools in Georgia, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Athens Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($14,421/yr), with Savannah Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $4,782/yr.
Hospitality students from Georgia 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 Georgia alone, there are 337,300 employed food preparation and serving related employees earning an average yearly salary of $19,480. Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop in this state earn $18,150/yr and there are 9,470 employed.
Also, within the hospitality schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from hospitality, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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