Pennsylvania contains twelve schools that offer wedding planning programs. Arcadia University, the highest-ranking wedding planning school in PA, has a total student population of 3,953 and is the 324th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 wedding planning schools in Pennsylvania, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Philadelphia comes out as the most expensive ($31,780/yr), with Westmoreland County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,481/yr.
Wedding Planning students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 3,470 employed travel agents earning an average yearly salary of $34,530. Meeting and convention planners in this state earn $44,660/yr and there are 1,840 employed.
Also, within the wedding planning schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from wedding planning, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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