Wheeling has a total population of 31,419 and a student population of 4,720. Of these students, 3,150 are enrolled in schools that offer hospitality programs.
Of the 1 hospitality schools in Wheeling, the largest hospitality school, by student population, is West Virginia Northern Community College. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Hospitality program at West Virginia Northern Community College.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a hospitality degree from one of Wheeling's hospitality schools. If you decide to attend a hospitality school in Wheeling, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,358.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a hospitality program in Wheeling.
If you plan on staying in Wheeling after graduating from hospitality school, you should know that job prospects for hospitality professionals in Wheeling, which is the most popular hospitality profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 hospitality professionals in West Virginia were working in the greater Wheeling area. The number of hospitality professionals in Wheeling is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a hospitality professional in Wheeling is $18,270 per year, which is lower than the average for hospitality professionals state-wide.