Jersey City has a total population of 240,055 and a student population of 21,515. Of these students, 8,682 are enrolled in schools that offer hospitality programs.
Of the 1 hospitality schools in Jersey City, the largest hospitality school, by student population, is Hudson County Community College. In 2010, Hudson County Community College graduated approximately 10 students with credentials in hospitality.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a hospitality degree from one of Jersey City's hospitality schools. In 2009 tuition at hospitality schools in Jersey City was $3,893 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a hospitality program in Jersey City.
After graduating with your credentials in hospitality, if you decide to work as a hospitality professional in Jersey City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 hospitality professionals in New Jersey were working in the greater Jersey City area. By the year 2018, the number of hospitality professionals is expected to increase by 6% in Jersey City. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
As a hospitality professional in Jersey City, you can expect to make an average salary of $27,690 per year. This is higher than the average salary for hospitality professionals in the state.