Old Westbury has a general population of 4,228 and an overall student population of 13,068. Approximately 9,171 of Old Westbury's students are enrolled in schools that offer hospitality programs.
New York Institute of Technology is the largest hospitality school in Old Westbury, based on student population. In 2010, New York Institute of Technology graduated approximately 63 students with credentials in hospitality.
In 2010, 63 students graduated with a hospitality degree from one of Old Westbury's hospitality schools. In 2009 tuition at hospitality schools in Old Westbury was $24,140 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for hospitality related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,520 per year, on average, for room and board at Old Westbury-based hospitality schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,430.
Many hospitality graduates choose to work as hospitality professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Old Westbury, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 42,760 hospitality professionals in New York, 6,410 were working in the greater Old Westbury area. The number of hospitality professionals in Old Westbury is expected to increase by 7% 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 Old Westbury is $28,420 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for hospitality professionals.