Missouri contains three schools that offer travel and tourism programs. Bryan University, the highest-ranking travel and tourism school in MO, has a total student population of 357 and is the 754th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 travel and tourism schools in Missouri, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bryan University comes out as the most expensive ($31,601/yr), with Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park as the lowest recorded at only $7,837/yr.
Travel and Tourism students from Missouri 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 Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from travel and tourism, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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