New York contains 21 schools that offer travel and tourism programs. New York University, the highest-ranking travel and tourism school in NY, has a total student population of 43,404 and is the 13th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 21 travel and tourism schools in New York, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, New York University comes out as the most expensive ($34,011/yr), with Schenectady County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,379/yr.
Travel and Tourism students from New York 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 York alone, there are 60 employed travel guides earning an average yearly salary of $42,730. Travel agents in this state earn $34,940/yr and there are 6,770 employed.
Also, within the travel and tourism schools in New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from travel and tourism, there are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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