East Stroudsburg has a general population of 9,888 and an overall student population of 7,576. Approximately 7,576 of East Stroudsburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer hospitality programs.
The largest hospitality school in East Stroudsburg, by student population, is East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, approximately 69 students graduated from the Hospitality program at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.
In 2010, 93 students graduated with a hospitality degree from one of East Stroudsburg's hospitality schools. Tuition in 2009 at East Stroudsburg's hospitality schools was $17,300 per year for instate students and $25,736 per year for out of state students.
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 East Stroudsburg. And if you live on campus at one of the East Stroudsburg-based hospitality schools, you will have an added expense of $6,418 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,050.
After graduating with your credentials in hospitality, if you decide to work as a hospitality professional in East Stroudsburg, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 34,450 hospitality professionals in Pennsylvania, 1,220 were working in the greater East Stroudsburg area. By the year 2018, the number of hospitality professionals is expected to increase by 9% in East Stroudsburg. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
As a hospitality professional in East Stroudsburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $21,110 per year. This is lower than the average salary for hospitality professionals in the state.