Alabama contains three schools that offer hotel and hospitality management programs. James H Faulkner State Community College, the highest-ranking hotel and hospitality management school in AL, has a total student population of 4,355 and is the 4910th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 hotel and hospitality management schools in Alabama, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Jefferson State Community College comes out as the most expensive ($6,192/yr), with James H Faulkner State Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,426/yr.
Hotel and Hospitality Management students from Alabama schools who go on to become hotel and hospitality managers, hospitality managers, hotel managers, food service managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 224,360 people working as hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $21,130. Also, Lodging managers make on average $53,500 per year and there are about 31,660 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 350 employed lodging managers earning an average yearly salary of $41,040. Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks in this state earn $17,410/yr and there are 3,420 employed.
Also, within the hotel and hospitality management schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from hotel and hospitality management, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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