Rhode Island contains one school that offers wedding planning programs. Johnson & Wales University has a total student population of 10,709 and is the 2198th highest ranked school in America.
Wedding Planning students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 300 employed travel agents earning an average yearly salary of $31,770. Meeting and convention planners in this state earn $48,320/yr and there are 170 employed.
Also, within the wedding planning schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from wedding planning, 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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