Madison has a general population of 208,054 and an overall student population of 78,603. Approximately 16,610 of Madison's students are enrolled in schools that offer hospitality programs.
Madison Area Technical College is the largest hospitality school in Madison, based on student population. In 2010, Madison Area Technical College graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in hospitality.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a hospitality degree from one of Madison's hospitality schools. In 2009 tuition at hospitality schools in Madison was $3,342 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,266 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a hospitality program in Madison.
Many hospitality graduates choose to work as hospitality professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Madison, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 16,070 hospitality professionals in Wisconsin, 1,880 were working in the greater Madison area. By the year 2018, the number of hospitality professionals is expected to increase by 6% in Madison. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
As a hospitality professional in Madison, you can expect to make an average salary of $22,860 per year. This is higher than the average salary for hospitality professionals in the state.