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Hospitality Management Schools in Virginia

In 2018-2019, 450 students earned their Hospitality degrees in VA.

As a degree choice, Hospitality Management is the 10th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Hospitality Management Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 357
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 49
Associate’s Degree 43
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1

Gender Distribution

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

Hospitality Management Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.3%
  • Black or African American: 26.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.0%
  • White: 50.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.9%
  • Other Races: 6.9%
Hospitality Management Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Hospitality Management Grads in Virginia

There are 28,150 people in the state and 917,700 people in the nation working in hospitality jobs.

Hospitality Management Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Hospitality Management Jobs in Virginia

Hospitality grads earn an average of $65,800 in the state and $62,270 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 22 colleges in Virginia that offer hospitality degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

James Madison University

Harrisonburg
120 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
21,820 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $21,281. Most students complete their degree in 4.23 years. The 2.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.

83 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
2,373 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 27% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $23,701.

#3

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg
66 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
36,383 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $48,000 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 98%.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,064 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 74% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $8,105. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
37,863 Total Students

The average student takes 4.41 years to complete their degree at GMU. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. The student loan default rate of 2.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#6

ECPI University

Virginia Beach
39 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
13,487 Total Students

44% of the teachers are full time. This private school has an average net price of $20,554. Most students complete their degree in 4.01 years.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
51,822 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 26 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,903. In their early career, Northern Virginia Community College grads earn an average salary of $33,200.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
4,365 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 72%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,899.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,711 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 26% of the teachers are full time. 66% of students get financical aid.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,761 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,200 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 19%.

Hospitality Management Careers in VA

Some of the careers hospitality majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners 17% $57,980
Food Service Managers 12% $64,450
Managers 11% $130,590
Lodging Managers 4% $51,000

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Business Administration & Management 11,863
Accounting 2,296
Business & Commerce 1,742
Management Sciences & Methods 1,150
Marketing 935
Finance & Financial Management 891
Human Resource Management 497
Management Information Systems 482

View all majors related to Hospitality Management

View Nationwide Hospitality Management Report

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