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Hospitality Schools in Kentucky

There are three schools in the state of Kentucky offering hospitality programs. 136 students graduated from programs at Kentucky hospitality schools in 2010. 117 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 19 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 122 students graduate from programs in Kentucky in hospitality per year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from hospitality programs. Of those, 19 students graduated with a hospitality degree at the associate's level and 117 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Three hospitality schools are in Kentucky. Out of these, two schools are public, while one school is private. While tuition at a private hospitality school is $17,100, public hospitality school tuition varies from $7,560 to $8,610.

Average tuition for programs in hospitality is $8,757. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,560 every year, is at Western Kentucky University, the highest tuition for hospitality programs, which is $17,100 each year, is at Sullivan University.

Hospitality schools in Kentucky offer associates degrees and bachelors degrees. No undergraduate level hospitality students pursued masters level degrees in 2010.

Hospitality Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

On average, 122 students graduate from programs in Kentucky in hospitality per year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from hospitality programs. Of those, 19 students graduated with a hospitality degree at the associate's level and 117 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Hospitality Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 14
  • Associate 2007: 13
  • Associate 2008: 13
  • Associate 2009: 33
  • Associate 2010: 19
  • Bachelor 2006: 72
  • Bachelor 2007: 107
  • Bachelor 2008: 96
  • Bachelor 2009: 109
  • Bachelor 2010: 117

Hospitality Program Availability in Kentucky

Schools in this eastern state offer a total of five programs in hospitality. Of these programs, close to 60% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Hospitality Program Availability in Kentucky

  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 3

Concierges — Salary by Percentile

Concierges — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17340
  • 25th Percentile: 19780
  • Median: 23580
  • 75th Percentile: 30030
  • 90th Percentile: 38910

Tour Guides and Escorts — Salary by Percentile

Tour Guides and Escorts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16090
  • 25th Percentile: 18340
  • Median: 23420
  • 75th Percentile: 28150
  • 90th Percentile: 31320

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 15450
  • 25th Percentile: 15910
  • Median: 17140
  • 75th Percentile: 18640
  • 90th Percentile: 19840

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 15540
  • 25th Percentile: 16080
  • Median: 17870
  • 75th Percentile: 20220
  • 90th Percentile: 23210

Travel Agents — Salary by Percentile

Travel Agents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16780
  • 25th Percentile: 19450
  • Median: 25480
  • 75th Percentile: 33780
  • 90th Percentile: 40610

Lodging Managers — Salary by Percentile

Lodging Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31180
  • 25th Percentile: 40590
  • Median: 50950
  • 75th Percentile: 61850
  • 90th Percentile: 78870

Food Service Managers — Salary by Percentile

Food Service Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28680
  • 25th Percentile: 36570
  • Median: 44760
  • 75th Percentile: 55350
  • 90th Percentile: 73660

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners — Salary by Percentile

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19790
  • 25th Percentile: 27270
  • Median: 36890
  • 75th Percentile: 45960
  • 90th Percentile: 60230

Concierges — Employment Trend

Concierges — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 19290
  • Median Salary 2007: 22680
  • Median Salary 2008: 24960
  • Median Salary 2009: 23510
  • Median Salary 2010: 23580
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Tour Guides and Escorts — Employment Trend

Tour Guides and Escorts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 20170
  • Median Salary 2007: 20730
  • Median Salary 2008: 21270
  • Median Salary 2009: 21940
  • Median Salary 2010: 23420
  • Total Employed 2006: 420
  • Total Employed 2007: 390
  • Total Employed 2008: 390
  • Total Employed 2009: 350
  • Total Employed 2010: 360

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 15240
  • Median Salary 2007: 15640
  • Median Salary 2008: 15940
  • Median Salary 2009: 16420
  • Median Salary 2010: 17140
  • Total Employed 2006: 4520
  • Total Employed 2007: 4380
  • Total Employed 2008: 4850
  • Total Employed 2009: 4210
  • Total Employed 2010: 4320

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks — Employment Trend

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 16610
  • Median Salary 2007: 16810
  • Median Salary 2008: 16690
  • Median Salary 2009: 16930
  • Median Salary 2010: 17870
  • Total Employed 2006: 3120
  • Total Employed 2007: 3270
  • Total Employed 2008: 3470
  • Total Employed 2009: 3050
  • Total Employed 2010: 3150

Travel Agents — Employment Trend

Travel Agents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31750
  • Median Salary 2007: 33650
  • Median Salary 2008: 29580
  • Median Salary 2009: 25130
  • Median Salary 2010: 25480
  • Total Employed 2006: 640
  • Total Employed 2007: 550
  • Total Employed 2008: 410
  • Total Employed 2009: 440
  • Total Employed 2010: 410

Lodging Managers — Employment Trend

Lodging Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38700
  • Median Salary 2007: 40000
  • Median Salary 2008: 44860
  • Median Salary 2009: 45670
  • Median Salary 2010: 50950
  • Total Employed 2006: 320
  • Total Employed 2007: 390
  • Total Employed 2008: 550
  • Total Employed 2009: 460
  • Total Employed 2010: 360

Food Service Managers — Employment Trend

Food Service Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35890
  • Median Salary 2007: 38780
  • Median Salary 2008: 41120
  • Median Salary 2009: 42390
  • Median Salary 2010: 44760
  • Total Employed 2006: 3950
  • Total Employed 2007: 3430
  • Total Employed 2008: 3490
  • Total Employed 2009: 3080
  • Total Employed 2010: 2470

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners — Employment Trend

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36230
  • Median Salary 2007: 36240
  • Median Salary 2008: 38670
  • Median Salary 2009: 36230
  • Median Salary 2010: 36890
  • Total Employed 2006: 300
  • Total Employed 2007: 330
  • Total Employed 2008: 380
  • Total Employed 2009: 470
  • Total Employed 2010: 670

Kentucky vs National Hospitality Employment

Kentucky vs National Hospitality Employment

  • Employed in Kentucky: 1.237% (11780)

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1. Sullivan University

3101 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY 40205-3013
(502) 456-6504

Sullivan University offers two hospitality programs. Specifically, it offers one degree at the associate's level in hospitality to students and one hospitality degree at the bachelor's level. This school, which is 5.4 miles from the center of the city, is in Louisville, KY. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks third in the state of Kentucky.

2. Beckfield College - Florence

16 Spiral Drive
Florence, KY 41042
(859) 371-9393x129

Beckfield College-Florence is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school is in the suburbs of Florence, Kentucky. It offers five certificates, nine associates level degrees, and four bachelors level degrees to students. In 2010, 1,126 students pursued degrees from the 12 programs at this very small school. This school offers subjects such as business and practical nursing. Beckfield is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

3. The University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0032
(859) 257-9000

The University of Kentucky offers one program in hospitality and it is located in the center of Lexington. This university is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Kentucky. UK is the oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering programs in hospitality.

4. Western Kentucky University

1906 College Heights Blvd
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1000
(270) 745-0111

Western Kentucky University offers two hospitality programs. More specifically, it offers one hospitality degree at the associate's level to students and one bachelor's level hospitality degree. This university, which is 0.7 miles from the center of the city, is located in Bowling Green, KY. 20,897 students pursue degrees in 160 WKU programs, overall. In terms of programs, this research university is the second largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering hospitality.