Washington contains six schools that offer hotel and hospitality management programs. International Air Academy Inc, the highest-ranking hotel and hospitality management school in WA, has a total student population of 424 and is the 878th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 hotel and hospitality management schools in Washington, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwest Indian College comes out as the most expensive ($11,731/yr), with Seattle Community College-South Campus as the lowest recorded at only $6,159/yr.
Hotel and Hospitality Management students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 550 employed lodging managers earning an average yearly salary of $69,060. Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks in this state earn $22,490/yr and there are 5,210 employed.
Also, within the hotel and hospitality management schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from hotel and hospitality management, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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