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Hospitality Management Schools in California

In 2018-2019, 1,179 students earned their Hospitality degrees in CA.

As a degree choice, Hospitality Management is the 12th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Hospitality Management Majors in California

Hospitality majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 774
Associate’s Degree 125
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 113
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 94
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 94
Master’s Degree 39
Post-Master’s Certificate 34
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 34

Gender Distribution

In California, a hospitality major is more popular with women than with men.

Hospitality Management Majors in CA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of hospitality majors in California is as follows:

  • Asian: 21.6%
  • Black or African American: 3.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 29.9%
  • White: 23.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 12.0%
  • Other Races: 9.6%
Hospitality Management Majors in CA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Hospitality Management Grads in California

129,440 people in the state and 917,700 in the nation are employed in jobs related to hospitality.

Hospitality Management Jobs Nationwide vs. CA

Wages for Hospitality Management Jobs in California

In this state, hospitality grads earn an average of $72,200. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,270.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 39 colleges in California that offer hospitality degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

300 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
28,058 Total Students

The 2.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. 29 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, Cal Poly Pomona grads earn an average salary of $39,900.

105 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
29,032 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 50% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,000 a year.

93 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
36,085 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.50%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 27 to 1. 42% of the teachers are full time.

89 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
35,544 Total Students

In their early career, SDSU grads earn an average salary of $37,700. The full-time teacher rate is 52%. The average student takes 4.66 years to complete their degree at SDSU.

81 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
38,674 Total Students

49% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,982. The average student takes 5.03 years to complete their degree at CSULB.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
39,910 Total Students

26 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 87% get financial aid. The average student takes 5.06 years to complete their degree at CSUN.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
16,064 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $11,435. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.40%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

#8

Cypress College

Cypress
36 Degrees in Major Awarded
15,679 Total Students

70% of students get financical aid. In their early career, Cypress College grads earn an average salary of $27,100. A typical student attending Cypress College will pay a net price of $4,745.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,048 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 26%. 71% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate is 8.70% which is lower than average.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
48,321 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.60%. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. Graduates earn an average $53,800 after graduation.

Hospitality Management Careers in CA

Some of the careers hospitality majors go into include:

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
Food Service Managers 14% $52,830
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners 14% $53,100
Lodging Managers 12% $63,370
Managers 11% $129,300

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to hospitality.

Major Annual Graduates in CA
Business Administration & Management 64,132
Accounting 7,526
Business Support & Assistance 3,146
Business & Commerce 2,559
Management Sciences & Methods 1,772
Managerial Economics 1,701
Human Resource Management 1,568
Finance & Financial Management 1,504

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