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Hospitality Management Schools in Illinois

411 Hospitality students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Hospitality Management major is the 98th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Hospitality Management Majors in Illinois

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 164
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 110
Associate’s Degree 85
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 29
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 29
Master’s Degree 23

Gender Distribution

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

Hospitality Management Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.9%
  • Black or African American: 18.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 11.4%
  • White: 45.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 15.3%
  • Other Races: 4.9%
Hospitality Management Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Hospitality Management Grads in Illinois

9,930 people in the state and 917,700 in the nation are employed in jobs related to hospitality.

Hospitality Management Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Hospitality Management Jobs in Illinois

In this state, hospitality grads earn an average of $52,570. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,270.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 19 colleges in Illinois that offer hospitality degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,992 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 99%. The student loan default rate of 6.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. In their early career, NLU grads earn an average salary of $38,200.

#2

College of DuPage

Glen Ellyn
64 Degrees in Major Awarded
24,900 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 57% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 22% are considered full time.

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
4,329 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $36,800 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 35%. Most students complete their degree in 4.45 years.

#4

Lake Land College

Mattoon
45 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,583 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,200 a year. A typical student attending Lake Land College will pay a net price of $4,809. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

#5

DePaul University

Chicago
34 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
22,437 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.22 years. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,100 a year.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,762 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,000 a year. 26% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,192.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
12,817 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,200 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 83%.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,530 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 8.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 36% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,726 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 31% are considered full time. A typical student attending Joliet Junior College will pay a net price of $4,688. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,136 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. 84% of students get financical aid. In their early career, Kennedy-King College grads earn an average salary of $18,000.

Hospitality Management Careers in IL

Some of the careers hospitality majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Lodging Managers 9% $41,100
Business Professors 8% $81,000
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners 7% $49,170
Slot Supervisors -3% $0
Gaming Supervisors -4% $0
Gaming Managers -14% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Business Administration & Management 13,682
Accounting 4,307
Management Sciences & Methods 2,095
Finance & Financial Management 2,057
Marketing 1,965
Business & Commerce 1,594
Human Resource Management 1,106
Business Support & Assistance 704

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