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Hospitality Schools in Arizona

There are seven schools in the state of Arizona offering hospitality programs. 630 students graduated from programs at Arizona hospitality schools in 2010. 371 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 246 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

439 students graduate from hospitality programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 4% of students who schools in the United States graduate from hospitality programs. More specifically, 13 students graduated with certificates in hospitality, 246 with an associate's level degree, and 371 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Seven hospitality schools are located in this southwestern state. And out of these, while six schools are public, one school is private. Tuition at a private hospitality school is $38,000, while tuitions at a public hospitality school are $7,672.

Average tuition for programs in hospitality is $8,324. While the lowest tuition in Arizona, which is $7,672 each year, is at Northern Arizona University, the highest tuition for hospitality programs, which is $38,000 each year, is at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale.

Schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees in hospitality. In 2010, no undergraduate level hospitality students sought degrees at the masters level.

Hospitality Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

439 students graduate from hospitality programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 4% of students who schools in the United States graduate from hospitality programs. More specifically, 13 students graduated with certificates in hospitality, 246 with an associate's level degree, and 371 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Hospitality Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 12
  • Certificate 2007: 11
  • Certificate 2008: 11
  • Certificate 2009: 8
  • Certificate 2010: 13
  • Associate 2006: 17
  • Associate 2007: 38
  • Associate 2008: 32
  • Associate 2009: 65
  • Associate 2010: 246
  • Bachelor 2006: 183
  • Bachelor 2007: 169
  • Bachelor 2008: 205
  • Bachelor 2009: 351
  • Bachelor 2010: 371

Hospitality Program Availability in Arizona

Schools in this state offer a total of 23 programs in hospitality. Of these programs, around 47.8% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Hospitality Program Availability in Arizona

  • Certificate: 9
  • Associate: 11
  • Bachelor: 3

Travel Guides — Salary by Percentile

Travel Guides — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16710
  • 25th Percentile: 18770
  • Median: 31010
  • 75th Percentile: 36710
  • 90th Percentile: 43180

Food Service Managers — Salary by Percentile

Food Service Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29860
  • 25th Percentile: 37120
  • Median: 47520
  • 75th Percentile: 60520
  • 90th Percentile: 81410

Tour Guides and Escorts — Salary by Percentile

Tour Guides and Escorts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17640
  • 25th Percentile: 22240
  • Median: 31500
  • 75th Percentile: 37120
  • 90th Percentile: 42940

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 15690
  • 25th Percentile: 16380
  • Median: 18270
  • 75th Percentile: 20820
  • 90th Percentile: 23450

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 16330
  • 25th Percentile: 17920
  • Median: 21180
  • 75th Percentile: 26180
  • 90th Percentile: 31660

Gaming Managers — Salary by Percentile

Gaming Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37870
  • 25th Percentile: 43480
  • Median: 58900
  • 75th Percentile: 76960
  • 90th Percentile: 96590

Travel Agents — Salary by Percentile

Travel Agents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18120
  • 25th Percentile: 21440
  • Median: 25490
  • 75th Percentile: 32710
  • 90th Percentile: 42070

Lodging Managers — Salary by Percentile

Lodging Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27090
  • 25th Percentile: 33970
  • Median: 43980
  • 75th Percentile: 66510
  • 90th Percentile: 86250

Concierges — Salary by Percentile

Concierges — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19590
  • 25th Percentile: 21440
  • Median: 24250
  • 75th Percentile: 27480
  • 90th Percentile: 29730

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners — Salary by Percentile

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26960
  • 25th Percentile: 32270
  • Median: 47320
  • 75th Percentile: 57990
  • 90th Percentile: 73290

Travel Guides — Employment Trend

Travel Guides — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40640
  • Median Salary 2007: 35550
  • Median Salary 2008: 35170
  • Median Salary 2009: 35240
  • Median Salary 2010: 31010
  • Total Employed 2006: 225
  • Total Employed 2007: 230
  • Total Employed 2008: 150
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 135

Concierges — Employment Trend

Concierges — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 20690
  • Median Salary 2007: 22410
  • Median Salary 2008: 23000
  • Median Salary 2009: 23230
  • Median Salary 2010: 24250
  • Total Employed 2006: 390
  • Total Employed 2007: 430
  • Total Employed 2008: 380
  • Total Employed 2009: 440
  • Total Employed 2010: 430

Tour Guides and Escorts — Employment Trend

Tour Guides and Escorts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 24300
  • Median Salary 2007: 25140
  • Median Salary 2008: 26290
  • Median Salary 2009: 24020
  • Median Salary 2010: 31500
  • Total Employed 2006: 680
  • Total Employed 2007: 830
  • Total Employed 2008: 760
  • Total Employed 2009: 740
  • Total Employed 2010: 1110

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 15350
  • Median Salary 2007: 15840
  • Median Salary 2008: 16440
  • Median Salary 2009: 17880
  • Median Salary 2010: 18270
  • Total Employed 2006: 10980
  • Total Employed 2007: 10620
  • Total Employed 2008: 9450
  • Total Employed 2009: 8040
  • Total Employed 2010: 8050

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks — Employment Trend

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 18290
  • Median Salary 2007: 18210
  • Median Salary 2008: 19590
  • Median Salary 2009: 20750
  • Median Salary 2010: 21180
  • Total Employed 2006: 4470
  • Total Employed 2007: 4370
  • Total Employed 2008: 5190
  • Total Employed 2009: 5180
  • Total Employed 2010: 4970

Gaming Managers — Employment Trend

Gaming Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 64900
  • Median Salary 2007: 64070
  • Median Salary 2008: 66470
  • Median Salary 2009: 58680
  • Median Salary 2010: 58900
  • Total Employed 2006: 490
  • Total Employed 2007: 480
  • Total Employed 2008: 320
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 110

Travel Agents — Employment Trend

Travel Agents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29590
  • Median Salary 2007: 28730
  • Median Salary 2008: 31700
  • Median Salary 2009: 26090
  • Median Salary 2010: 25490
  • Total Employed 2006: 1840
  • Total Employed 2007: 1880
  • Total Employed 2008: 2040
  • Total Employed 2009: 1930
  • Total Employed 2010: 2030

Lodging Managers — Employment Trend

Lodging Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37710
  • Median Salary 2007: 36590
  • Median Salary 2008: 39020
  • Median Salary 2009: 39940
  • Median Salary 2010: 43980
  • Total Employed 2006: 1170
  • Total Employed 2007: 1180
  • Total Employed 2008: 980
  • Total Employed 2009: 980
  • Total Employed 2010: 860

Food Service Managers — Employment Trend

Food Service Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40560
  • Median Salary 2007: 41230
  • Median Salary 2008: 42860
  • Median Salary 2009: 43520
  • Median Salary 2010: 47520
  • Total Employed 2006: 5160
  • Total Employed 2007: 5270
  • Total Employed 2008: 5200
  • Total Employed 2009: 5010
  • Total Employed 2010: 4790

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners — Employment Trend

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39990
  • Median Salary 2007: 40330
  • Median Salary 2008: 41960
  • Median Salary 2009: 41670
  • Median Salary 2010: 47320
  • Total Employed 2006: 940
  • Total Employed 2007: 920
  • Total Employed 2008: 930
  • Total Employed 2009: 930
  • Total Employed 2010: 1010

Arizona vs National Hospitality Employment

Arizona vs National Hospitality Employment

  • Employed in Arizona: 2.467% (23495)

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1. Coconino County Community College

2800 S. Lone Tree Rd.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001-2701
(928) 527-1222

Coconino County Community College offers one program in hospitality and this college, which is very close to Flagstaff, Arizona, is in a rural area. 4,394 students pursue degrees in 37 programs at this mid-sized college, overall.

2. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - Scottsdale

8100 E Camelback Rd- Suite 1001
Scottsdale, AZ 85251-2729
(480) 425-3000

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale is near the heart of downtown. It offers two programs in hospitality. Of those, this culinary school offers students one associate's level hospitality degree and one degree at the bachelor's level in hospitality. Le Cordon Bleu is a for-profit 4-year institution.

3. Pima Community College

401 North Bonita Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85709-5000
(520) 206-4500

Pima Community College, which is near the center of the city, is in Tucson, AZ. It offers two programs in hospitality. Out of those, it offers one certificate in hospitality to students and one degree at the associate's level in hospitality. 36,823 students seek degrees in 112 programs at this college, overall. This college ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Arizona.

4. Scottsdale Community College

9000 E Chaparral Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85256
(480) 423-6000

Scottsdale Community College is located in Scottsdale, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers ten programs in hospitality. Out of those, students are offered five hospitality certificates by this college and five associate's level degrees in hospitality. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks fifth in the state of Arizona.

5. Northern Arizona University

Knoles Drive- Babbitt Administrative Center
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4132
(928) 523-9011

Northern Arizona University, which is near the center of the city, is in Flagstaff, AZ. NAU offers three hospitality programs. Specifically, it offers two hospitality certificates to students and one hospitality degree at the bachelor's level. This large university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering hospitality programs.

6. Arizona Western College

2020 S. Avenue 8E
Yuma, AZ 85365-8834
(928) 317-6000

Arizona Western College offers one hospitality program and it is located near Yuma, AZ. It is one of 27 public post-secondary institutions in Arizona. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering programs in hospitality.

7. Estrella Mountain Community College

3000 N Dysart Rd
Avondale, AZ 85323-1000
(623) 935-8000

Founded in 1992, Estrella Mountain Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Avondale, Arizona. Students are offered 34 certificates and 34 associates level degrees by it. 8,122 students pursued degrees from the 52 programs at this college in 2010. It offers subjects such as accounting and technology. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. This medium-sized college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

8. Central Arizona College

8470 N Overfield Rd
Coolidge, AZ 85128-9030
(520) 494-5444

Central Arizona College is in Coolidge, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school offers two programs in hospitality. Of those, it offers one certificate in hospitality to students and one associate's level hospitality degree. 7,117 students pursue degrees in 50 Central Arizona College programs, overall. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering hospitality programs.

9. Cochise College

4190 W Highway 80
Douglas, AZ 85607-9724
(520) 515-0500

Cochise College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1964. It is in Douglas, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Students are offered 64 certificates and 69 degrees at the associates level by it. 5,585 students sought degrees from the 111 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects including science and computer animation. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This school is one of 27 public post-secondary institutions in Arizona.