Maryland contains one school that offers travel and tourism programs. Allegany College of Maryland has a total student population of 4,085 and is the 4775th highest ranked school in America.
Travel and Tourism students from Maryland 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 Maryland alone, there are employed travel guides earning an average yearly salary of $45,330. Travel agents in this state earn $34,780/yr and there are 1,060 employed.
Also, within the travel and tourism schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from travel and tourism, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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