Elkins has a general population of 7,032 and an overall student population of 710. Approximately 710 of Elkins's students are enrolled in schools that offer hospitality programs.
Of the 1 hospitality schools in Elkins, the largest hospitality school, by student population, is Davis & Elkins College. In 2010, Davis & Elkins College graduated approximately 1 students from its hospitality program.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in hospitality from hospitality schools in Elkins in 2010. If you decide to attend a hospitality school in Elkins, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $19,800.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for hospitality related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Elkins-based hospitality schools, you will have an added expense of $7,450 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $24,000.
If you plan on staying in Elkins after graduating from hospitality school, you should know that job prospects for hospitality professionals in Elkins, which is the most popular hospitality profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,610 hospitality professionals in West Virginia, 1,000 were working in the greater Elkins area. By the year 2018, the number of hospitality professionals is expected to decrease by -3% in Elkins. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
As a hospitality professional in Elkins, you can expect to make an average salary of $19,060 per year. This is lower than the average salary for hospitality professionals in the state.