With an overall population of 52,360 and a student population of 5,770, approximately 5,770 of West Haven students attend one of West Haven's schools that offer hospitality programs.
University of New Haven is the largest hospitality school in West Haven, based on student population. In 2010, University of New Haven graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in hospitality.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in hospitality from hospitality schools in West Haven in 2010. If you decide to attend a hospitality school in West Haven, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $29,470.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a hospitality program in West Haven. And if you live on campus at one of the West Haven-based hospitality schools, you will have an added expense of $12,372 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $34,770.
If you decide to work as a hospitality professional in West Haven, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 10 hospitality professionals in Connecticut were working in the greater West Haven area. West Haven's hospitality professional workforce is projected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
As a hospitality professional in West Haven, you can expect to make an average salary of $29,400 per year. This is higher than the average salary for hospitality professionals in the state.