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Hospitality Schools in Arkansas

There are six schools in the state of Arkansas offering hospitality programs. In 2010, 69 students graduated from programs at Arkansas hospitality schools. 38 of all these students graduated with certificates and 22 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

48 students graduate from hospitality programs in Arkansas, on average, each year. More specifically, 38 students graduated with certificates in hospitality, nine with an associate's level degree, and 22 with a bachelor's level degree.

Six hospitality schools are in this state. And out of these, six schools are public. Public hospitality school tuition varies from $4,804 to $4,990.

Average tuition for programs in hospitality is $4,878. While the lowest tuition in this southern state is at Arkansas Tech University, the highest tuition for hospitality programs, which is $4,990 every year, is at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

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

Hospitality Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

48 students graduate from hospitality programs in Arkansas, on average, each year. More specifically, 38 students graduated with certificates in hospitality, nine with an associate's level degree, and 22 with a bachelor's level degree.

Hospitality Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 8
  • Certificate 2007: 12
  • Certificate 2008: 18
  • Certificate 2009: 23
  • Certificate 2010: 38
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 6
  • Associate 2010: 9
  • Bachelor 2006: 16
  • Bachelor 2007: 6
  • Bachelor 2008: 10
  • Bachelor 2009: 5
  • Bachelor 2010: 22

Hospitality Program Availability in Arkansas

Arkansas schools offer a total of nine programs in hospitality. Of these programs, approximately 66% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the bachelors level.

Hospitality Program Availability in Arkansas

  • Certificate: 6
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 1

Food Service Managers — Salary by Percentile

Food Service Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29290
  • 25th Percentile: 36270
  • Median: 44090
  • 75th Percentile: 55320
  • 90th Percentile: 71550

Tour Guides and Escorts — Salary by Percentile

Tour Guides and Escorts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17440
  • 25th Percentile: 20210
  • Median: 23480
  • 75th Percentile: 27990
  • 90th Percentile: 35490

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 15510
  • 25th Percentile: 16070
  • Median: 17270
  • 75th Percentile: 18660
  • 90th Percentile: 19680

Lodging Managers — Salary by Percentile

Lodging Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26900
  • 25th Percentile: 30290
  • Median: 34500
  • 75th Percentile: 39540
  • 90th Percentile: 46850

Travel Agents — Salary by Percentile

Travel Agents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16780
  • 25th Percentile: 18960
  • Median: 24370
  • 75th Percentile: 36180
  • 90th Percentile: 43930

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 15540
  • 25th Percentile: 16090
  • Median: 17510
  • 75th Percentile: 19050
  • 90th Percentile: 20820

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners — Salary by Percentile

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21160
  • 25th Percentile: 27250
  • Median: 34780
  • 75th Percentile: 48440
  • 90th Percentile: 63880

Food Service Managers — Employment Trend

Food Service Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36810
  • Median Salary 2007: 37610
  • Median Salary 2008: 40720
  • Median Salary 2009: 42910
  • Median Salary 2010: 44090
  • Total Employed 2006: 1580
  • Total Employed 2007: 1750
  • Total Employed 2008: 1730
  • Total Employed 2009: 2010
  • Total Employed 2010: 1920

Tour Guides and Escorts — Employment Trend

Tour Guides and Escorts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 19750
  • Median Salary 2007: 26610
  • Median Salary 2008: 25560
  • Median Salary 2009: 27500
  • Median Salary 2010: 23480
  • Total Employed 2006: 120
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 140
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 14870
  • Median Salary 2007: 15520
  • Median Salary 2008: 15960
  • Median Salary 2009: 16210
  • Median Salary 2010: 17270
  • Total Employed 2006: 1790
  • Total Employed 2007: 1930
  • Total Employed 2008: 2210
  • Total Employed 2009: 2100
  • Total Employed 2010: 2270

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks — Employment Trend

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 15540
  • Median Salary 2007: 16030
  • Median Salary 2008: 16460
  • Median Salary 2009: 16960
  • Median Salary 2010: 17510
  • Total Employed 2006: 2370
  • Total Employed 2007: 2430
  • Total Employed 2008: 2580
  • Total Employed 2009: 2580
  • Total Employed 2010: 2510

Travel Agents — Employment Trend

Travel Agents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 24380
  • Median Salary 2007: 26710
  • Median Salary 2008: 26850
  • Median Salary 2009: 28130
  • Median Salary 2010: 24370
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 190
  • Total Employed 2008: 200
  • Total Employed 2009: 160
  • Total Employed 2010: 150

Lodging Managers — Employment Trend

Lodging Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31210
  • Median Salary 2007: 32590
  • Median Salary 2008: 32380
  • Median Salary 2009: 32430
  • Median Salary 2010: 34500
  • Total Employed 2006: 460
  • Total Employed 2007: 420
  • Total Employed 2008: 360
  • Total Employed 2009: 380
  • Total Employed 2010: 320

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners — Employment Trend

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 28260
  • Median Salary 2007: 29430
  • Median Salary 2008: 33090
  • Median Salary 2009: 32990
  • Median Salary 2010: 34780
  • Total Employed 2006: 120
  • Total Employed 2007: 130
  • Total Employed 2008: 120
  • Total Employed 2009: 180
  • Total Employed 2010: 230

Arkansas vs National Hospitality Employment

Arkansas vs National Hospitality Employment

  • Employed in Arkansas: 0.794% (7560)

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1. NorthWest Arkansas Community College

One College Dr
Bentonville, AR 72712-5091
(479) 636-9222

NorthWest Arkansas Community College, which is 2.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Bentonville, AR and this college offers one hospitality program. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering hospitality.

2. East Arkansas Community College

1700 Newcastle Rd
Forrest City, AR 72335
(870) 633-4480x208

East Arkansas Community College is in Forrest City, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in hospitality. Students are offered two certificates in hospitality by it. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering hospitality.

3. Pulaski Technical College

3000 W Scenic Dr
North Little Rock, AR 72118-3347
(501) 812-2200

Pulaski Technical College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1945. This school, which is 2.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in North Little Rock, AR. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of Arkansas. Students are offered 38 certificates and 26 degrees at the associates level by it. 11,199 students pursued degrees from the 54 programs at this technical college in 2010. It offers subjects such as hospitality, HVAC, and beauty. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 4 technical colleges in Arkansas.

4. Arkansas State University - Beebe

1000 Iowa Street
Beebe, AR 72012-1000
(501) 882-3600

Arkansas State University-Beebe offers two programs in hospitality. Out of those, students are offered one hospitality certificate by this college and one hospitality degree at the associate's level. This college is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas. This college is the second oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in hospitality.

5. National Park Community College

101 College Dr
Hot Springs, AR 71913
(501) 760-4222

National Park Community College, which is very close to Hot Springs, Arkansas, is located in a rural area. This college offers two hospitality programs. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in hospitality by this public college and one hospitality degree at the associate's level. This community college is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas. In terms of programs, it is the third biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering hospitality.

6. Arkansas Tech University

Administration Bldg 200; 1509 N Boulder Ave
Russellville, AR 72801-2222
(479) 968-0389

Arkansas Tech University is located in town of Russellville, Arkansas and this university offers one program in hospitality. It is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. It is the biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering hospitality in terms of programs.

7. The University of Arkansas at Monticello

Highway 425 South
Monticello, AR 71656
(870) 367-6811

The University of Arkansas at Monticello offers one hospitality program. It is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. This small university is the fourth largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering hospitality.