With an overall population of 102,746 and a student population of 13,677, approximately 8,117 of Gary students attend one of Gary's schools that offer hospitality programs.
Of the 1 hospitality schools in Gary, the largest hospitality school, by student population, is Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest with credentials in hospitality.
A reported 7 students graduated with credentials in hospitality in Gary in 2010. If you decide to attend a hospitality school in Gary, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,090.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,060 for hospitality related books and supplies each year.
Many hospitality graduates choose to work as hospitality professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Gary, your job prospects are not very good. There were 17,970 hospitality professionals working in Indiana and 1,890 working in the greater Gary area in 2010. The number of hospitality professionals in Gary is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a hospitality professional in Gary is $18,940 per year, which is lower than the average for hospitality professionals state-wide.