Connecticut contains nine schools that offer wedding planning programs. Johnson & Wales University, the highest-ranking wedding planning school in CT, has a total student population of 10,709 and is the 2198th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 wedding planning schools in Connecticut, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of New York City comes out as the most expensive ($33,682/yr), with CUNY New York City College of Technology as the lowest recorded at only $6,318/yr.
Wedding Planning students from Connecticut 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 Connecticut alone, there are 990 employed travel agents earning an average yearly salary of $30,120. Meeting and convention planners in this state earn $55,020/yr and there are 590 employed.
Also, within the wedding planning schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from wedding planning, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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