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Hospitality Schools in Alabama

There are six schools in the state of Alabama offering hospitality programs. 238 students graduated from programs at Alabama hospitality schools in 2010. 163 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 49 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 189 students graduate from hospitality programs in Alabama per year. This accounts for 1% of hospitality students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 26 students graduated with certificates in hospitality, 49 with a degree at the associate's level, and 163 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Six hospitality schools are in this state. Out of these, two schools are private, while four schools are public. Tuition at a private hospitality school varies from $4,800 to $16,750, while tuitions at a public hospitality school are $7,900.

Average tuition for programs in hospitality is $9,259. While the highest tuition for programs in hospitality, which is $16,750 per year, is at Tuskegee University, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,800 per year, is at Columbia Southern University.

Alabama schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees for students pursing hospitality. No undergraduate level students in hospitality sought masters level degrees in 2010.

Hospitality Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

On average, 189 students graduate from hospitality programs in Alabama per year. This accounts for 1% of hospitality students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 26 students graduated with certificates in hospitality, 49 with a degree at the associate's level, and 163 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Hospitality Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 17
  • Certificate 2007: 11
  • Certificate 2008: 19
  • Certificate 2009: 23
  • Certificate 2010: 26
  • Associate 2006: 18
  • Associate 2007: 17
  • Associate 2008: 21
  • Associate 2009: 31
  • Associate 2010: 49
  • Bachelor 2006: 70
  • Bachelor 2007: 83
  • Bachelor 2008: 100
  • Bachelor 2009: 108
  • Bachelor 2010: 163

Hospitality Program Availability in Alabama

Schools in Alabama offer a total of nine programs in hospitality. Of these programs, about 44.4% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level.

Hospitality Program Availability in Alabama

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 4

Concierges — Salary by Percentile

Concierges — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16730
  • 25th Percentile: 18200
  • Median: 20440
  • 75th Percentile: 23500
  • 90th Percentile: 26910

Tour Guides and Escorts — Salary by Percentile

Tour Guides and Escorts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15710
  • 25th Percentile: 17040
  • Median: 20020
  • 75th Percentile: 22920
  • 90th Percentile: 27990

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop — Salary by Percentile

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15420
  • 25th Percentile: 15840
  • Median: 16970
  • 75th Percentile: 18650
  • 90th Percentile: 20520

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15600
  • 25th Percentile: 16250
  • Median: 17760
  • 75th Percentile: 19360
  • 90th Percentile: 22520

Travel Agents — Salary by Percentile

Travel Agents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23560
  • 25th Percentile: 29890
  • Median: 37250
  • 75th Percentile: 50770
  • 90th Percentile: 60900

Lodging Managers — Salary by Percentile

Lodging Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26140
  • 25th Percentile: 31340
  • Median: 39410
  • 75th Percentile: 45630
  • 90th Percentile: 56040

Food Service Managers — Salary by Percentile

Food Service Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31920
  • 25th Percentile: 39390
  • Median: 46860
  • 75th Percentile: 61590
  • 90th Percentile: 75560

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners — Salary by Percentile

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26440
  • 25th Percentile: 31290
  • Median: 39110
  • 75th Percentile: 61030
  • 90th Percentile: 84400

Concierges — Employment Trend

Concierges — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 19205
  • Median Salary 2007: 20150
  • Median Salary 2008: 18910
  • Median Salary 2009: 19520
  • Median Salary 2010: 20440
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Tour Guides and Escorts — Employment Trend

Tour Guides and Escorts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 17800
  • Median Salary 2007: 20175
  • Median Salary 2008: 22550
  • Median Salary 2009: 23930
  • Median Salary 2010: 20020
  • Total Employed 2006: 90
  • Total Employed 2007: 170
  • Total Employed 2008: 250
  • Total Employed 2009: 250
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop — Employment Trend

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 14440
  • Median Salary 2007: 14870
  • Median Salary 2008: 15230
  • Median Salary 2009: 15970
  • Median Salary 2010: 16970
  • Total Employed 2006: 3900
  • Total Employed 2007: 3820
  • Total Employed 2008: 4050
  • Total Employed 2009: 4070
  • Total Employed 2010: 4280

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks — Employment Trend

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 14740
  • Median Salary 2007: 15690
  • Median Salary 2008: 16350
  • Median Salary 2009: 17050
  • Median Salary 2010: 17760
  • Total Employed 2006: 3160
  • Total Employed 2007: 3270
  • Total Employed 2008: 3370
  • Total Employed 2009: 3420
  • Total Employed 2010: 3490

Travel Agents — Employment Trend

Travel Agents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27830
  • Median Salary 2007: 29810
  • Median Salary 2008: 31620
  • Median Salary 2009: 33460
  • Median Salary 2010: 37250
  • Total Employed 2006: 470
  • Total Employed 2007: 450
  • Total Employed 2008: 410
  • Total Employed 2009: 310
  • Total Employed 2010: 290

Lodging Managers — Employment Trend

Lodging Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33750
  • Median Salary 2007: 36740
  • Median Salary 2008: 38580
  • Median Salary 2009: 38850
  • Median Salary 2010: 39410
  • Total Employed 2006: 510
  • Total Employed 2007: 480
  • Total Employed 2008: 430
  • Total Employed 2009: 350
  • Total Employed 2010: 480

Food Service Managers — Employment Trend

Food Service Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38080
  • Median Salary 2007: 39780
  • Median Salary 2008: 41900
  • Median Salary 2009: 44630
  • Median Salary 2010: 46860
  • Total Employed 2006: 2150
  • Total Employed 2007: 2460
  • Total Employed 2008: 2690
  • Total Employed 2009: 2310
  • Total Employed 2010: 2150

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners — Employment Trend

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32780
  • Median Salary 2007: 36920
  • Median Salary 2008: 33290
  • Median Salary 2009: 36030
  • Median Salary 2010: 39110
  • Total Employed 2006: 200
  • Total Employed 2007: 180
  • Total Employed 2008: 240
  • Total Employed 2009: 270
  • Total Employed 2010: 380

Alabama vs National Hospitality Employment

Alabama vs National Hospitality Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 1.191% (11340)

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1. James H Faulkner State Community College

1900 US Hwy 31 S
Bay Minette, AL 36507-2698
(251) 580-2100

James H Faulkner State Community College offers two programs in hospitality. Specifically, it offers students one hospitality certificate and one associate's level degree in hospitality. It is in Bay Minette, AL. 4,620 students seek degrees in 34 programs at this college, overall. It ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Alabama.

2. Jefferson State Community College

2601 Carson Rd
Birmingham, AL 35215-3098
(205) 853-1200

Jefferson State Community College offers two programs in hospitality. Of those, this college offers one certificate in hospitality to students and one hospitality degree at the associate's level. This community college is near Birmingham, AL. This community college is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the second oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering hospitality programs.

3. Columbia Southern University

21982 University Lane
Orange Beach, AL 36561-9000
(251) 981-3771x1364

Columbia Southern University offers two hospitality programs. Of those, CSU offers students one certificate in hospitality and one bachelor's level hospitality degree. This mid-sized school, which is near Orange Beach, is located in a rural setting. Overall, 17,594 students seek degrees in 32 CSU programs. This school is the largest institution in the state of Alabama offering hospitality in terms of programs.

4. Tuskegee University

Kresge Center- 3rd Floor
Tuskegee, AL 36088-1920
(334) 727-8011

Tuskegee University offers one program in hospitality. Tuskegee is a historically black, 4-year, research institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering hospitality programs.

5. Auburn University

Auburn- Alabama
Auburn, AL 36849
(334) 844-4000

Auburn University is near the center of the city and AU offers one hospitality program. This public university is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Alabama. Auburn ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Alabama.

6. The University of Alabama

739 University Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0166
(205) 348-6010

The University of Alabama offers one program in hospitality and this university, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Tuscaloosa, AL. 30,127 students seek degrees in 188 Alabama programs, overall. Bama is the fourth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering hospitality in terms of programs.