South Bend has a total population of 107,789 and a student population of 16,251. Of these students, 7,857 are enrolled in schools that offer hospitality programs.
The largest hospitality school in South Bend, by student population, is Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral. In 2010, Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in hospitality.
A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in hospitality in South Bend in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,090 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,060 for hospitality related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in South Bend after graduating from hospitality school, you should know that job prospects for hospitality professionals in South Bend, which is the most popular hospitality profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 17,970 hospitality professionals in Indiana. Of these hospitality professionals, 1,000 were working in the greater South Bend area. The government projects that the number of hospitality professionals in South Bend 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 South Bend is $21,730 per year, which is higher than the average for hospitality professionals state-wide.