With an overall population of 5,041 and a student population of 2,198, approximately 2,198 of Saranac Lake students attend one of Saranac Lake's schools that offer hospitality programs.
The largest hospitality school in Saranac Lake, by student population, is North Country Community College. In 2010, North Country Community College graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in hospitality.
A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in hospitality in Saranac Lake in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Saranac Lake's hospitality schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,860 per year in instate tuition and $21,300 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for hospitality related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Saranac Lake-based hospitality schools, you will have an added expense of $8,700 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Saranac Lake after graduating from hospitality school, you should know that job prospects for hospitality professionals in Saranac Lake, which is the most popular hospitality profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 42,760 hospitality professionals in New York, 970 were working in the greater Saranac Lake area. By the year 2018, the number of hospitality professionals is expected to increase by 7% in Saranac Lake. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a hospitality professional in Saranac Lake is $24,140 per year, which is higher than the average for hospitality professionals state-wide.