North Dakota contains three schools that offer hospitality programs. North Dakota State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking hospitality school in ND, has a total student population of 14,189 and is the 1427th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 hospitality schools in North Dakota, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, North Dakota State University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($12,847/yr), with Bismarck State College as the lowest recorded at only $6,835/yr.
Hospitality students from North Dakota 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 North Dakota alone, there are 32,290 employed food preparation and serving related employees earning an average yearly salary of $19,060. Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop in this state earn $16,460/yr and there are 1,120 employed.
Also, within the hospitality schools in North Dakota, the average student population is 1,960 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from hospitality, there are 1090 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,086 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,018, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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