West Virginia contains one school that offers wedding planning programs. Blue Ridge Community and Technical College has a total student population of 3,247 and is the 5729th highest ranked school in America.
Wedding Planning students from West Virginia 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 West Virginia alone, there are 130 employed travel agents earning an average yearly salary of $28,890. Meeting and convention planners in this state earn $36,190/yr and there are 150 employed.
Also, within the wedding planning schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from wedding planning, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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