New Jersey contains one school that offers travel and tourism programs. Mercer County Community College has a total student population of 9,621 and is the 5463rd highest ranked school in America.
Travel and Tourism students from New Jersey 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 New Jersey alone, there are 50 employed travel guides earning an average yearly salary of $38,970. Travel agents in this state earn $35,570/yr and there are 3,090 employed.
Also, within the travel and tourism schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from travel and tourism, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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