California contains 78 schools that offer wedding planning programs. California Lutheran University, the highest-ranking wedding planning school in CA, has a total student population of 3,714 and is the 334th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 78 wedding planning schools in California, only 42 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of California-Los Angeles comes out as the most expensive ($32,714/yr), with Mt San Antonio College as the lowest recorded at only $2,897/yr.
Wedding Planning students from California 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 California alone, there are 9,460 employed travel agents earning an average yearly salary of $35,390. Meeting and convention planners in this state earn $51,410/yr and there are 5,370 employed.
Also, within the wedding planning schools in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from wedding planning, there are 18354 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,230 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,817, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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