Georgia contains one school that offers travel and tourism programs. Gwinnett Technical College has a total student population of 6,649 and is the 5048th highest ranked school in America.
Travel and Tourism students from Georgia 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. In fact, in the Georgia alone, there are employed travel guides earning an average yearly salary of $35,150. Travel agents in this state earn $34,790/yr and there are 1,300 employed.
Also, within the travel and tourism schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from travel and tourism, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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