Rhode Island contains two schools that offer travel and tourism programs. Johnson & Wales University, the highest-ranking travel and tourism school in RI, has a total student population of 10,709 and is the 2198th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 travel and tourism schools in Rhode Island, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Johnson & Wales University comes out as the most expensive ($24,402/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Travel and Tourism students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from travel and tourism, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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