Oregon contains three schools that offer travel and tourism programs. Everest College-Portland, the highest-ranking travel and tourism school in OR, has a total student population of 737 and is the 4443rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 travel and tourism schools in Oregon, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest College-Portland comes out as the most expensive ($18,272/yr), with Mt Hood Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,174/yr.
Travel and Tourism students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are employed travel guides earning an average yearly salary of $30,530. Travel agents in this state earn $29,660/yr and there are 770 employed.
Also, within the travel and tourism schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from travel and tourism, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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