Beaumont has a general population of 113,866 and an overall student population of 17,745. Approximately 13,992 of Beaumont's students are enrolled in schools that offer hospitality programs.
The largest hospitality school in Beaumont, by student population, is Lamar University. In 2010, Lamar University graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in hospitality.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a hospitality degree in Beaumont. If you decide to attend one of Beaumont's hospitality schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,630 per year in instate tuition and $24,832 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,480 for hospitality related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,290 per year, on average, for room and board at Beaumont-based hospitality schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Beaumont after graduating from hospitality school, you should know that job prospects for hospitality professionals in Beaumont, which is the most popular hospitality profession, are good. In 2010, there were 76,350 hospitality professionals in Texas. Of these hospitality professionals, 1,190 were working in the greater Beaumont area. Beaumont's hospitality professional workforce is projected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
As a hospitality professional in Beaumont, you can expect to make an average salary of $19,140 per year. This is higher than the average salary for hospitality professionals in the state.