Oklahoma contains three schools that offer travel and tourism programs. Tulsa Technology Center-Peoria, the highest-ranking travel and tourism school in OK, has a total student population of 424 and is the 1275th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 travel and tourism schools in Oklahoma, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tulsa Technology Center-Peoria comes out as the most expensive ($13,968/yr), with Tulsa Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,722/yr.
Travel and Tourism students from Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma alone, there are 40 employed travel guides earning an average yearly salary of $17,900. Travel agents in this state earn $28,550/yr and there are 410 employed.
Also, within the travel and tourism schools in Oklahoma, the average student population is 1,754 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from travel and tourism, there are 4305 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,424 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,600, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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