With an overall population of 79,904 and a student population of 5,828, approximately 5,781 of Camden students attend one of Camden's schools that offer hospitality programs.
Camden's largest hospitality school is Rutgers University-Camden. Approximately 11 students graduated in 2010 from Rutgers University-Camden with credentials in hospitality.
A reported 11 students graduated with credentials in hospitality in Camden in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Camden's hospitality schools, you can expect to pay an average of $25,262 per year in instate tuition and $35,894 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,431 for hospitality related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,788 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $17,973.
If you plan on staying in Camden after graduating from hospitality school, you should know that job prospects for hospitality professionals in Camden, which is the most popular hospitality profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 21 hospitality professionals in New Jersey were working in the greater Camden area. Camden's hospitality professional workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
As a hospitality professional in Camden, you can expect to make an average salary of $18,220 per year. This is lower than the average salary for hospitality professionals in the state.