Delaware contains seven schools that offer travel and tourism programs. George Washington University, the highest-ranking travel and tourism school in DE, has a total student population of 25,061 and is the 52nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 travel and tourism schools in Delaware, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, YTI Career Institute comes out as the most expensive ($41,895/yr), with Northern Virginia Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,953/yr.
Travel and Tourism students from Delaware schools who go on to become travel agents, tourism agents, tourism specialists, tour guides, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 76,990 people working as travel agents alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $32,450. Also, Travel guides make on average $33,300 per year and there are about 4,270 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the travel and tourism schools in Delaware, the average student population is 2,228 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from travel and tourism, there are 540 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,476 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,732, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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