Of the 1 hospitality schools in Jamaica, the largest hospitality school, by student population, is St. John's University-New York. In 2010, St. John's University-New York graduated approximately 45 students from its hospitality program.
In 2010, 45 students graduated with a hospitality degree in Jamaica. If you decide to attend a hospitality school in Jamaica, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $30,040.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a hospitality program in Jamaica. And if you live on campus at one of the Jamaica-based hospitality schools, you will have an added expense of $13,140 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $36,640.
If you plan on staying in Jamaica after graduating from hospitality school, you should know that job prospects for hospitality professionals in Jamaica, which is the most popular hospitality profession, are not very good. Jamaica's hospitality professional workforce is projected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.