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Schools Offering Hospitality Programs in Indiana


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Indiana graduates receive degrees in hospitality. In other words, every year an estimated 204 hospitality professionals graduate from Indiana's 14 hospitality schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Indiana with a hospitality program is Purdue University-Main Campus, which is located in West Lafayette. In 2010, it was ranked 21st nationwide. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Purdue University-Main Campus' hospitality program. Students at Purdue University-Main Campus paid $9,070 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Indiana with a hospitality program is Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis, which is located in Indianapolis. In 2010, it was ranked 40th nationwide. 80 students graduated with degree in hospitality from Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis in 2010. Students at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis paid $7,885 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Indiana with a hospitality program is University of Indianapolis, which is located in Indianapolis. In 2010, it was ranked 42nd nationwide. The tuition rate at University of Indianapolis was $22,220 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Indiana hospitality school, average tuition will be $7,085 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,257 per year to $22,220 per year. The Indiana hospitality schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Indianapolis - located in Indianapolis, students are charged $22,220 per year
  2. International Business College-Indianapolis - located in Indianapolis, students are charged $13,370 per year
  3. International Business College - located in Fort Wayne, students are charged $13,080 per year

The following Indiana hospitality schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral - located in South Bend, students are charged $3,257 per year
  2. Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana - located in Indianapolis, students are charged $3,257 per year
  3. Ivy Tech Community College-East Central - located in Muncie, students are charged $3,257 per year

A hospitality degree from an Indiana school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs hospitality graduates in Indiana pursue include restaurant manager, sous chef, dietary cook, line cook, and delicatessen cook. 49,520 hospitality professionals were working in Indiana in 2010. Of these, 470 were hotel managers. In addition, 3,860 were restaurant managers, and 910 were sous chefs. The Indiana counties with the largest populations of hospitality professional are:

  1. Boone County - 12,780 hospitality professionals
  2. Jasper County - 4,670 hospitality professionals
  3. Adams County - 3,800 hospitality professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of hospitality professionals in the state of Indiana will grow to 55,980. This would require a 2% growth in the field.

Salary

On average, hospitality professionals earn $31,147 per year. However, Indiana hospitality professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,320 per year to more than $112,060 per year in 2010. The following counties in Indiana have the highest average salaries for hospitality professionals:

  1. Boone County - $33,296 per year
  2. Clay County - $33,272 per year
  3. Jasper County - $30,707 per year

The Indiana counties with the lowest average salary for hospitality professionals are:

  1. Madison County - $18,175 per year
  2. Greene County - $20,253 per year
  3. Delaware County - $23,240 per year

On average, the highest paid hospitality professionals in Indiana were:

  1. Restaurant Manager - $51,160 per year
  2. Hotel Manager - $47,060 per year
  3. Sous Chef - $41,210 per year

On average, the lowest paid hospitality professionals in Indiana were:

  1. Delicatessen Cook - $18,330 per year
  2. Pizza Maker - $17,840 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Indiana statistics regarding a career in hospitality and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as hospitality or culinary.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Hospitality in Indiana
  • Bachelor's Degree in Hospitality in Indiana
  • Certificate in Hospitality in Indiana

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,062 miles from location Purdue University-Main Campus West Lafayette IN 78.6553 31% 41,052
6,022 miles from location Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis Indianapolis IN 59.6581 47% 30,383
6,021 miles from location Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana Indianapolis IN 8.27835 n/a 19,533
6,091 miles from location Vincennes University Vincennes IN 19.2683 n/a 13,947
5,970 miles from location Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast Fort Wayne IN 7.8654 n/a 10,291
6,096 miles from location Purdue University-Calumet Campus Hammond IN 52.281 60% 10,133
5,982 miles from location Ivy Tech Community College-East Central Muncie IN 8.39093 n/a 8,159
6,086 miles from location Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest Gary IN 8.66551 n/a 8,117
6,031 miles from location Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral South Bend IN 7.41468 n/a 7,857
6,093 miles from location Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest Evansville IN 10.5093 n/a 6,189
6,042 miles from location Ivy Tech Community College-Bloominton Bloomington IN 7.21246 n/a 5,906
6,019 miles from location University of Indianapolis Indianapolis IN 57.8716 27% 5,055
5,978 miles from location International Business College Fort Wayne IN 30.1877 n/a 656
6,015 miles from location International Business College-Indianapolis Indianapolis IN 39.1606 100% 313
 

Curious what studying Hospitality gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Indiana

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Cooks, Restaurant + 20,130 $20,450 20.0%
2
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria + 11,250 $21,980 6.7%
3
Cooks, Fast Food + 10,470 $17,840 -29.9%
4
Food Service Managers + 3,860 $51,160 -19.2%
5
Cooks, Short Order + 2,430 $18,330 -57.7%
6
Chefs and Head Cooks + 910 $41,210 -52.1%
7
Lodging Managers + 470 $47,060 -2.1%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are hospitality related jobs in Indiana