Fairfax has a general population of 21,498 and an overall student population of 32,304. Approximately 32,067 of Fairfax's students are enrolled in schools that offer hospitality programs.
George Mason University is the largest hospitality school in Fairfax, based on student population. Approximately 42 students graduated in 2010 from George Mason University with credentials in hospitality.
A total of 42 students graduated with credentials in hospitality from hospitality schools in Fairfax in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Fairfax's hospitality schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,314 per year in instate tuition and $35,298 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for hospitality related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,700 per year, on average, for room and board at Fairfax-based hospitality schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,024.
After graduating with your credentials in hospitality, if you decide to work as a hospitality professional in Fairfax, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 25,450 hospitality professionals in Virginia. Of these hospitality professionals, 15,180 were working in the greater Fairfax area. Fairfax's hospitality professional workforce is projected to increase by 11% 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 Fairfax is $24,930 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for hospitality professionals.
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