Nevada contains two schools that offer hospitality programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest-ranking hospitality school in NV, has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 hospitality schools in Nevada, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of Southern Nevada comes out as the most expensive ($8,990/yr), with University of Nevada-Las Vegas as the lowest recorded at only $8,166/yr.
Hospitality students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 159,620 employed food preparation and serving related employees earning an average yearly salary of $24,040. Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop in this state earn $24,370/yr and there are 5,040 employed.
Also, within the hospitality schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from hospitality, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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