With an overall population of 149,473 and a student population of 35,527, approximately 22,273 of Pomona students attend one of Pomona's schools that offer hospitality programs.
California State Polytechnic University-Pomona is the largest hospitality school in Pomona, based on student population. In 2010, California State Polytechnic University-Pomona graduated approximately 229 students with credentials in hospitality.
A reported 229 students graduated with credentials in hospitality in Pomona in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,907 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Pomona hospitality schools was an average of $29,067 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for hospitality related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,741 per year, on average, for room and board at Pomona-based hospitality schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,550.
After graduating with your credentials in hospitality, if you decide to work as a hospitality professional in Pomona, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 116,200 hospitality professionals in California, 30,430 were working in the greater Pomona area. By the year 2018, the number of hospitality professionals is expected to increase by 12% in Pomona. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
As a hospitality professional in Pomona, you can expect to make an average salary of $18,580 per year. This is lower than the average salary for hospitality professionals in the state.