Washington contains eight schools that offer wedding planning programs. Highline Community College, the highest-ranking wedding planning school in WA, has a total student population of 6,725 and is the 4584th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 wedding planning schools in Washington, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Clover Park Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($9,663/yr), with Clark College as the lowest recorded at only $5,278/yr.
Wedding Planning students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 1,840 employed travel agents earning an average yearly salary of $39,170. Meeting and convention planners in this state earn $48,240/yr and there are 910 employed.
Also, within the wedding planning schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from wedding planning, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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