There are 2 hospitality schools in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Las Cruces has a total population of 74,267 and a student population of 28,575. Of these students, 27,547 are enrolled in schools that offer hospitality programs.
Of the 2 hospitality schools in Las Cruces, the largest hospitality school, by student population, is New Mexico State University-Main Campus. Approximately 82 students graduated in 2010 from New Mexico State University-Main Campus with credentials in hospitality.
In 2010, 83 students graduated with a hospitality degree from one of Las Cruces's hospitality schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,434 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Las Cruces hospitality schools was an average of $27,586 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,032 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a hospitality program in Las Cruces. And if you live on campus at one of the Las Cruces-based hospitality schools, you will have an added expense of $6,338 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,052.
Many hospitality graduates choose to work as hospitality professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Las Cruces, your job prospects are not very good. There were 6,880 hospitality professionals working in New Mexico and 770 working in the greater Las Cruces area in 2010. Las Cruces's hospitality professional workforce is projected to increase by 2% 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 Las Cruces is $20,400 per year, which is lower than the average for hospitality professionals state-wide.
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