Nacogdoches has a total population of 29,914 and a student population of 12,845. Of these students, 12,845 are enrolled in schools that offer hospitality programs.
The largest hospitality school in Nacogdoches, by student population, is Stephen F Austin State University. In 2010, approximately 47 students graduated from the Hospitality program at Stephen F Austin State University.
A total of 47 students graduated with credentials in hospitality from hospitality schools in Nacogdoches in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Nacogdoches's hospitality schools was $19,565 per year for instate students and $27,875 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,072 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a hospitality program in Nacogdoches. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,377 per year, on average, for room and board at Nacogdoches-based hospitality schools. Students who live at home 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 Nacogdoches, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 32,640 hospitality professionals in Texas. Of these hospitality professionals, 1,700 were working in the greater Nacogdoches area. The number of hospitality professionals in Nacogdoches is expected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a hospitality professional in Nacogdoches is $17,920 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for hospitality professionals.