Orem has a total population of 84,324 and a student population of 30,033. Of these students, 28,765 are enrolled in schools that offer hospitality programs.
The largest hospitality school in Orem, by student population, is Utah Valley University. In 2010, Utah Valley University graduated approximately 26 students with credentials in hospitality.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with a hospitality degree from one of Orem's hospitality schools. In 2009 tuition at hospitality schools in Orem was $4,048 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,692 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a hospitality program in Orem.
Many hospitality graduates choose to work as hospitality professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Orem, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 8,050 hospitality professionals in Utah. Of these hospitality professionals, 910 were working in the greater Orem area. Orem's hospitality professional workforce is projected to increase by 21% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
As a hospitality professional in Orem, you can expect to make an average salary of $21,300 per year. This is higher than the average salary for hospitality professionals in the state.