Santa Barbara has a total population of 92,325 and a student population of 45,357. Of these students, 19,753 are enrolled in schools that offer hospitality programs.
Santa Barbara City College is the largest hospitality school in Santa Barbara, based on student population. In 2010, Santa Barbara City College graduated approximately 1 students from its hospitality program.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in hospitality from hospitality schools in Santa Barbara in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $814 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for hospitality related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in hospitality, if you decide to work as a hospitality professional in Santa Barbara, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 116,200 hospitality professionals in California. Of these hospitality professionals, 1,210 were working in the greater Santa Barbara area. Santa Barbara's hospitality professional workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a hospitality professional in Santa Barbara is $18,830 per year, which is higher than the average for hospitality professionals state-wide.