Alabama contains 39 schools that offer wedding planning programs. Kiamichi Technology Center-Idabel, the highest-ranking wedding planning school in AL, has a total student population of 142 and is the 1569th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 39 wedding planning schools in Alabama, only 12 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Charleston comes out as the most expensive ($45,006/yr), with Bainbridge College as the lowest recorded at only $2,087/yr.
Wedding Planning students from Alabama schools who go on to become wedding planners, event planners, wedding consultants, bridal consultants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,530 people working as meeting and convention planners alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $48,060. Also, Travel agents make on average $32,450 per year and there are about 76,990 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 310 employed travel agents earning an average yearly salary of $35,280. Meeting and convention planners in this state earn $41,130/yr and there are 270 employed.
Also, within the wedding planning schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from wedding planning, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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