Maryland contains twelve schools that offer hospitality programs. University of Maryland Eastern Shore, the highest-ranking hospitality school in MD, has a total student population of 4,433 and is the 659th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 hospitality schools in Maryland, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baltimore International College comes out as the most expensive ($26,875/yr), with Prince George's Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,203/yr.
Hospitality students from Maryland 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 Maryland alone, there are 203,440 employed food preparation and serving related employees earning an average yearly salary of $21,380. Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop in this state earn $18,610/yr and there are 6,470 employed.
Also, within the hospitality schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from hospitality, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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