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Hospitality Management Schools in Florida

3,277 Hospitality students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Hospitality Management is the 5th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Hospitality Management Majors in Florida

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 2,133
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 436
Master’s Degree 277
Associate’s Degree 240
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 189
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 189
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2

Gender Distribution

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

Hospitality Management Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.1%
  • Black or African American: 10.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 23.7%
  • White: 43.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 15.2%
  • Other Races: 4.1%
Hospitality Management Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Hospitality Management Grads in Florida

There are 52,530 people in the state and 917,700 people in the nation working in hospitality jobs.

Hospitality Management Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Hospitality Management Jobs in Florida

A typical salary for a hospitality grad in the state is $63,970, compared to a typical salary of $62,270 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

919 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
69,402 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.40%. Graduates earn an average $37,100 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 99%.

801 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
58,711 Total Students

The 3.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 27 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 98%.

#3

Valencia College

Orlando
357 Degrees in Major Awarded
47,940 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,585. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,100 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate is 6.80% which is lower than average.

215 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,977 Total Students

The 3.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,745. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

202 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
42,450 Total Students

In their early career, Florida State grads earn an average salary of $36,500. Most students complete their degree in 4.27 years. 86% of the teachers are full time.

#6

St Petersburg College

Clearwater
124 Degrees in Major Awarded
28,853 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 24% are considered full time. In their early career, SPC grads earn an average salary of $28,000. 23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

114 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
30,061 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.82 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,768.

#8

Broward College

Fort Lauderdale
66 Degrees in Major Awarded
38,976 Total Students

26% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 7.00% which is lower than average. 74% of students get financical aid.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
31,289 Total Students

The 8.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 31% are considered full time. 23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,207 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 61%. The student loan default rate is 1.20% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 85% get financial aid.

Hospitality Management Careers in FL

Some of the careers hospitality majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners 22% $45,130
Food Service Managers 19% $53,050
Managers 17% $90,740
Lodging Managers 15% $49,680
Gaming Managers 7% $79,420

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Business Administration & Management 29,554
Accounting 6,275
Finance & Financial Management 3,988
Marketing 3,376
Entrepreneurial Studies 2,299
Business & Commerce 1,800
International Business 1,206
Management Information Systems 1,069

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