Tennessee contains three schools that offer hotel and hospitality management programs. The University of Tennessee, the highest-ranking hotel and hospitality management school in TN, has a total student population of 29,934 and is the 932nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 hotel and hospitality management schools in Tennessee, all of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The University of Tennessee comes out as the most expensive ($13,139/yr), with Southwest Tennessee Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,338/yr.
Hotel and Hospitality Management students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are 930 employed lodging managers earning an average yearly salary of $40,610. Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks in this state earn $18,930/yr and there are 5,340 employed.
Also, within the hotel and hospitality management schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from hotel and hospitality management, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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