Glenwood Springs has a total population of 7,736 and a student population of 5,763. Of these students, 5,741 are enrolled in schools that offer hospitality programs.
Of the 1 hospitality schools in Glenwood Springs, the largest hospitality school, by student population, is Colorado Mountain College. In 2010, approximately 42 students graduated from the Hospitality program at Colorado Mountain College.
In 2010, 53 students graduated with a hospitality certificate from one of Glenwood Springs's hospitality schools. If you decide to attend one of Glenwood Springs's hospitality schools, you can expect to pay an average of $12,509 per year in instate tuition and $17,309 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $700 for hospitality related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Glenwood Springs-based hospitality schools, you will have an added expense of $7,040 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a hospitality professional in Glenwood Springs, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 21,610 hospitality professionals in Colorado, 1,410 were working in the greater Glenwood Springs area. The number of hospitality professionals in Glenwood Springs is expected to increase by 13% 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 Glenwood Springs is $27,250 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for hospitality professionals.