Forrest City has a general population of 14,774 and an overall student population of 1,758. Approximately 1,530 of Forrest City's students are enrolled in schools that offer hospitality programs.
Forrest City's largest hospitality school is East Arkansas Community College. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Hospitality program at East Arkansas Community College.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a hospitality certificate from one of Forrest City's hospitality schools. If you decide to attend a hospitality school in Forrest City, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,040.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for hospitality related books and supplies every year.
Many hospitality graduates choose to work as hospitality professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Forrest City, your job prospects are not very good. There were 10,510 hospitality professionals working in Arkansas and 1,200 working in the greater Forrest City area in 2010. The government projects that the number of hospitality professionals in Forrest City will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
As a hospitality professional in Forrest City, you can expect to make an average salary of $16,400 per year. This is lower than the average salary for hospitality professionals in the state.