Denton has a general population of 80,537 and an overall student population of 48,341. Approximately 35,003 of Denton's students are enrolled in schools that offer hospitality programs.
University of North Texas is the largest hospitality school in Denton, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 141 students graduated from the Hospitality program at University of North Texas.
A reported 141 students graduated with credentials in hospitality in Denton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,565 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Denton hospitality schools was an average of $24,213 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,250 for hospitality related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,535 per year, on average, for room and board at Denton-based hospitality schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in hospitality, if you decide to work as a hospitality professional in Denton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 76,350 hospitality professionals in Texas, 15,860 were working in the greater Denton area. The number of hospitality professionals in Denton is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a hospitality professional in Denton is $19,070 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for hospitality professionals.