Casper has a general population of 49,644 and an overall student population of 4,478. Approximately 4,478 of Casper's students are enrolled in schools that offer hospitality programs.
Of the 1 hospitality schools in Casper, the largest hospitality school, by student population, is Casper College. In 2010, Casper College graduated approximately 0 students from its hospitality program.
Tuition in 2009 at Casper's hospitality schools was $10,182 per year for instate students and $13,446 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for hospitality related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Casper-based hospitality schools, you will have an added expense of $4,160 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,916.
After graduating with your credentials in hospitality, if you decide to work as a hospitality professional in Casper, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 2,650 hospitality professionals in Wyoming, 280 were working in the greater Casper area. The number of hospitality professionals in Casper is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
As a hospitality professional in Casper, you can expect to make an average salary of $22,250 per year. This is lower than the average salary for hospitality professionals in the state.