Colorado contains five schools that offer hotel and hospitality management programs. Johnson & Wales University-Denver, the highest-ranking hotel and hospitality management school in CO, has a total student population of 1,461 and is the 3273rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 hotel and hospitality management schools in Colorado, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Johnson & Wales University-Denver comes out as the most expensive ($23,765/yr), with Colorado Mountain College as the lowest recorded at only $6,996/yr.
Hotel and Hospitality Management students from Colorado 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 Colorado alone, there are 570 employed lodging managers earning an average yearly salary of $59,740. Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks in this state earn $21,970/yr and there are 5,390 employed.
Also, within the hotel and hospitality management schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from hotel and hospitality management, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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