North Carolina contains twelve schools that offer hotel and hospitality management programs. North Carolina Central University, the highest-ranking hotel and hospitality management school in NC, has a total student population of 8,587 and is the 545th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 hotel and hospitality management schools in North Carolina, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte comes out as the most expensive ($22,899/yr), with Nash Community College as the lowest recorded at only $481/yr.
Hotel and Hospitality Management students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina alone, there are 1,760 employed lodging managers earning an average yearly salary of $43,950. Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks in this state earn $20,410/yr and there are 7,760 employed.
Also, within the hotel and hospitality management schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from hotel and hospitality management, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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