Indiana contains four schools that offer hotel and hospitality management programs. Purdue University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking hotel and hospitality management school in IN, has a total student population of 41,052 and is the 81st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 hotel and hospitality management schools in Indiana, all of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne comes out as the most expensive ($11,418/yr), with Purdue University-Calumet Campus as the lowest recorded at only $7,893/yr.
Hotel and Hospitality Management students from Indiana 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 Indiana alone, there are 430 employed lodging managers earning an average yearly salary of $47,010. Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks in this state earn $17,780/yr and there are 4,660 employed.
Also, within the hotel and hospitality management schools in Indiana, the average student population is 3,200 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from hotel and hospitality management, there are 4523 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,471 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,867, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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