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2022 Most Popular Online Hospitality Management Schools

629 Colleges
$33,271 Avg Salary
$21,829 Avg Student Debt

In 2019-2020, 17,830 people earned a degree or certificate in hospitality management, making the major the #11 most popular in the United States.

There are lots of options to pick from today when trying to decide which business program is right for you. As online education oppotunities continue to grow, you're not restricted to just schools in your local area anymore. Even some of the 'big name' schools are offering online courses. Also, there are a number of trade schools with offerings that you might find attractive.

To help you arm yourself with the information you need to make your decision, Business Degree Central has developed this Most Popular Online Hospitality Management Schools ranking. This report analyzed 629 schools in the United States to see which ones were the most popular online programs for business students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

Check out the online hospitality programs at these schools if you want to attend one of the most popular in the United States.

Our analysis found University of Central Florida to be the most popular school for hospitality management students who want to pursue an online degree in the United States. UCF is a very large public school located in the suburb of Orlando.

After completing their degree, hospitality graduates from UCF carry an average student debtload of $17,503. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $182.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Sinclair Community College. It ranked #2 on our 2022 Most Popular Online Hospitality Management Schools list. Located in the midsize city of Dayton, Sinclair Community College is a public school with a fairly large student population.

While working on their degree, hospitality majors at Sinclair Community College accumulate an average of around $10,290 in student debt. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $107.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Texas A&M University - College Station. It ranked #3 on our 2022 Most Popular Online Hospitality Management Schools list. Texas A&M College Station is a very large public school located in the city of College Station.

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The excellent online programs at Missouri State University - Springfield helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best hospitality management schools in the United States. Located in the city of Springfield, Missouri State is a public college with a very large student population.

Hospitality majors at Missouri State take out an average of $22,187 in student loans while working on their egree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $230, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#5

East Carolina University

Greenville, NC

The excellent online programs at East Carolina University helped the school earn the #5 place on this year’s ranking of the best hospitality management schools in the United States. ECU is a fairly large public school located in the city of Greenville.

On average, hospitality graduates from ECU take out $24,732 in student loans while working on their degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $257, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Albany Technical College. It ranked #5 on our 2022 Most Popular Online Hospitality Management Schools list. Albany Technical College is a small public school located in the small city of Albany.

The average amount in student loans that hospitality majors at Albany Technical College take out is $16,313. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $169, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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With a ranking of #7, American Public University System did quite well on this year’s best schools for hospitality management students. American Military University is a fairly large private for-profit school located in the town of Charles Town.

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#8

Trident Technical College

Charleston, SC

Trident Technical College landed the #8 spot in the 2022 rankings for the best hospitality management programs. Located in the midsize city of Charleston, Trident Technical College is a public college with a large student population.

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Scottsdale Community College ranked #9 on this year’s Most Popular Online Hospitality Management Schools list. Scottsdale Community College is a medium-sized public school located in the rural area of Scottsdale.

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#10

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, AZ

Grand Canyon University ranked #10 on this year’s Most Popular Online Hospitality Management Schools list. Grand Canyon University is a fairly large private for-profit school located in the city of Phoenix.

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University of Phoenix - Arizona did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for hospitality management students. It came in at #11 on the list. UOPX - Arizona is a fairly large private for-profit school located in the large city of Tempe.

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Additional Noteworthy Schools

These are some additional schools worth mentioning that are also great but just didn't quite make the cut to earn our top Most Popular Online Hospitality Management Schools award.

Rank College Location
12 Johnson & Wales University - Online Providence, RI
13 Utah Valley University Orem, UT
14 Chemeketa Community College Salem, OR
15 New Mexico State University - Main Campus Las Cruces, NM

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Hospitality Management is one of 21 different types of business programs to choose from.

Hospitality Concentrations

Major Annual Graduates
General Hospitality Administration/Management 10,363
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management 2,657
Tourism and Travel Services Management 1,311
Restaurant/Food Services Management 1,031
Meeting and Event Planning 977
Other Hospitality Administration/Management 779
Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Management 391
Resort Management 298
Casino Management 18
Brewery/Brewpub Operations/Management 5

Related Major Annual Graduates
Business Administration & Management 404,734
Accounting 101,094
Finance & Financial Management 57,893
General Business/Commerce 55,749
Marketing 52,262

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Bblackpsu.

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