Rhode Island contains two schools that offer hotel and hospitality management programs. Johnson & Wales University, the highest-ranking hotel and hospitality management school in RI, has a total student population of 10,709 and is the 2198th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 hotel and hospitality management schools in Rhode Island, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sawyer School comes out as the most expensive ($27,888/yr), with Johnson & Wales University as the lowest recorded at only $24,402/yr.
Hotel and Hospitality Management students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 90 employed lodging managers earning an average yearly salary of $53,760. Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks in this state earn $22,230/yr and there are 660 employed.
Also, within the hotel and hospitality management schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from hotel and hospitality management, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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