Idaho contains ten schools that offer travel and tourism programs. Northwest College, the highest-ranking travel and tourism school in ID, has a total student population of 2,099 and is the 4187th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 travel and tourism schools in Idaho, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest College-Portland comes out as the most expensive ($18,272/yr), with Northwest College as the lowest recorded at only $4,695/yr.
Travel and Tourism students from Idaho 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 Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from travel and tourism, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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