Stillwater has a general population of 39,065 and an overall student population of 23,639. Approximately 23,033 of Stillwater's students are enrolled in schools that offer hospitality programs.
Of the 1 hospitality schools in Stillwater, the largest hospitality school, by student population, is Oklahoma State University-Main Campus. In 2010, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus graduated approximately 106 students from its hospitality program.
In 2010, 106 students graduated with a hospitality degree in Stillwater. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,082 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Stillwater hospitality schools was an average of $29,436 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $980 for hospitality related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,402 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in hospitality, if you decide to work as a hospitality professional in Stillwater, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 8,570 hospitality professionals in Oklahoma, 1,010 were working in the greater Stillwater area. Stillwater's hospitality professional workforce is projected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
As a hospitality professional in Stillwater, you can expect to make an average salary of $17,290 per year. This is lower than the average salary for hospitality professionals in the state.