Evansville has a total population of 121,582 and a student population of 19,891. Of these students, 6,189 are enrolled in schools that offer hospitality programs.
Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest is the largest hospitality school in Evansville, based on student population. In 2010, Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest graduated approximately 2 students from its hospitality program.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a hospitality certificate in Evansville. In 2009 tuition at hospitality schools in Evansville was $3,090 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,060 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a hospitality program in Evansville.
If you plan on staying in Evansville after graduating from hospitality school, you should know that job prospects for hospitality professionals in Evansville, which is the most popular hospitality profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 17,970 hospitality professionals in Indiana, 1,530 were working in the greater Evansville area. The government projects that the number of hospitality professionals in Evansville will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a hospitality professional in Evansville is $18,070 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for hospitality professionals.