With an overall population of 67,890 and a student population of 50,530, approximately 48,702 of College Station students attend one of College Station's schools that offer hospitality programs.
Texas A & M University is the largest hospitality school in College Station, based on student population. In 2010, Texas A & M University graduated approximately 70 students from its hospitality program.
A total of 70 students graduated with credentials in hospitality from hospitality schools in College Station in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at College Station's hospitality schools was $20,316 per year for instate students and $34,746 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,278 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a hospitality program in College Station. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,039 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,277.
After graduating with your credentials in hospitality, if you decide to work as a hospitality professional in College Station, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 76,350 hospitality professionals in Texas, 1,200 were working in the greater College Station area. The government projects that the number of hospitality professionals in College Station will increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
As a hospitality professional in College Station, you can expect to make an average salary of $17,840 per year. This is lower than the average salary for hospitality professionals in the state.