Warrensburg has a total population of 16,340 and a student population of 11,230. Of these students, 11,191 are enrolled in schools that offer hospitality programs.
University of Central Missouri is the largest hospitality school in Warrensburg, based on student population. In 2010, University of Central Missouri graduated approximately 16 students from its hospitality program.
A total of 31 students graduated with credentials in hospitality from hospitality schools in Warrensburg in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,255 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Warrensburg hospitality schools was an average of $22,840 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $750 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a hospitality program in Warrensburg. And if you live on campus at one of the Warrensburg-based hospitality schools, you will have an added expense of $6,320 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Warrensburg after graduating from hospitality school, you should know that job prospects for hospitality professionals in Warrensburg, which is the most popular hospitality profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 21,980 hospitality professionals in Missouri, 1,210 were working in the greater Warrensburg area. The number of hospitality professionals in Warrensburg is expected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
As a hospitality professional in Warrensburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $19,520 per year. This is higher than the average salary for hospitality professionals in the state.