Missouri contains four schools that offer hotel and hospitality management programs. University of Missouri-Columbia, the highest-ranking hotel and hospitality management school in MO, has a total student population of 31,237 and is the 820th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 hotel and hospitality management schools in Missouri, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Missouri-Columbia comes out as the most expensive ($15,080/yr), with Three Rivers Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,190/yr.
Hotel and Hospitality Management students from Missouri 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 Missouri alone, there are 550 employed lodging managers earning an average yearly salary of $48,360. Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks in this state earn $19,590/yr and there are 4,820 employed.
Also, within the hotel and hospitality management schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from hotel and hospitality management, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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