With an overall population of 32,135 and a student population of 9,742, approximately 3,609 of Dover students attend one of Dover's schools that offer hospitality programs.
Delaware State University is the largest hospitality school in Dover, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Hospitality program at Delaware State University.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a hospitality degree in Dover. If you decide to attend one of Dover's hospitality schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,024 per year in instate tuition and $28,285 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a hospitality program in Dover. And if you live on campus at one of the Dover-based hospitality schools, you will have an added expense of $9,386 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,581.
Many hospitality graduates choose to work as hospitality professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Dover, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 650 hospitality professionals in Delaware. Of these hospitality professionals, 510 were working in the greater Dover area. The number of hospitality professionals in Dover is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
As a hospitality professional in Dover, you can expect to make an average salary of $27,470 per year. This is higher than the average salary for hospitality professionals in the state.
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