Utica has a general population of 60,651 and an overall student population of 13,663. Approximately 6,667 of Utica's students are enrolled in schools that offer hospitality programs.
The largest hospitality school in Utica, by student population, is Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Hospitality program at Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a hospitality certificate in Utica. If you decide to attend one of Utica's hospitality schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,664 per year in instate tuition and $20,014 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,000 for hospitality related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,940 per year, on average, for room and board at Utica-based hospitality schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,654.
If you plan on staying in Utica after graduating from hospitality school, you should know that job prospects for hospitality professionals in Utica, which is the most popular hospitality profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 42,760 hospitality professionals in New York, 520 were working in the greater Utica area. The number of hospitality professionals in Utica is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. 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 Utica is $23,290 per year, which is lower than the average for hospitality professionals state-wide.