Utah contains two schools that offer wedding planning programs. Brigham Young University, the highest-ranking wedding planning school in UT, has a total student population of 34,130 and is the 719th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 wedding planning schools in Utah, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Salt Lake City comes out as the most expensive ($30,807/yr), with Brigham Young University as the lowest recorded at only $10,978/yr.
Wedding Planning students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 440 employed travel agents earning an average yearly salary of $32,020. Meeting and convention planners in this state earn $43,930/yr and there are 330 employed.
Also, within the wedding planning schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from wedding planning, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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