Laredo has a total population of 176,576 and a student population of 16,302. Of these students, 6,419 are enrolled in schools that offer hospitality programs.
Laredo's largest hospitality school is Texas A & M International University. In 2010, Texas A & M International University graduated approximately 0 students from its hospitality program.
Tuition in 2009 at Laredo's hospitality schools was $15,667 per year for instate students and $22,315 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,750 for hospitality related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,918 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,749.
If you decide to work as a hospitality professional in Laredo, your job prospects are good. There were 76,350 hospitality professionals working in Texas and 410 working in the greater Laredo area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of hospitality professionals is expected to increase by 27% in Laredo. 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 Laredo is $17,860 per year, which is lower than the average for hospitality professionals state-wide.