Hospitality in Oklahoma

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Schools Offering Hospitality Programs in Oklahoma


Around 0.2% of Oklahoma's graduates graduate from hospitality degree programs every year. Thus, Oklahoma's 9 hospitality schools put out approximately 192 hospitality professionals each year.

Top Schools

Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee, which was ranked 60th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a hospitality program. It is located in Muskogee. In 2010, 30 students graduated from Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee's hospitality program.

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus, which was ranked 64th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a hospitality program. It is located in Stillwater. 106 students graduated with degree in hospitality from Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in 2010. Oklahoma State University-Main Campus charged in-state students $6,779 in tuition fees per year.

Tulsa Technology Center-Lemley Campus, which was ranked 64th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a hospitality program. It is located in Tulsa. 6 students graduated with degree in hospitality from Tulsa Technology Center-Lemley Campus in 2010. The tuition rate at Tulsa Technology Center-Lemley Campus was $0 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Oklahoma's hospitality schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $2,410 per year, though tuition can range from $6,779 per year to $2,400 per year. The Oklahoma hospitality schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Oklahoma State University-Main Campus - located in Stillwater, students are charged $6,779 per year
  2. Northeastern State University - located in Tahlequah, students are charged $4,385 per year
  3. Southwestern Oklahoma State University - located in Weatherford, students are charged $4,335 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Oklahoma hospitality schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Tulsa Community College - located in Tulsa, students are charged $2,400 per year
  2. Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology-Okmulgee - located in Okmulgee, students are charged $3,795 per year
  3. Southwestern Oklahoma State University - located in Weatherford, students are charged $4,335 per year

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

Some of the most popular jobs hospitality graduates in Oklahoma pursue include restaurant manager, sous chef, dietary cook, line cook, and delicatessen cook. 34,640 hospitality professionals were working in Oklahoma in 2010. Of these, 440 were hotel managers. In addition, 2,090 were restaurant managers, and 810 were sous chefs. The largest populations of Oklahoma hospitality professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Canadian County - 12,380 hospitality professionals
  2. Creek County - 8,610 hospitality professionals
  3. Atoka County - 3,680 hospitality professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 44,830 hospitality professionals will be working in Oklahoma. This would require the number of hospitality professional to grow by 6%.

Salary

On average, hospitality professionals earn $27,069 per year. In 2010, however, some Oklahoma hospitality professional earned as little as less than $15,290 per year or as much as more than $83,930 per year. On average hospitality professional earn the most in the following Oklahoma counties:

  1. Canadian County - $28,243 per year
  2. Creek County - $28,136 per year
  3. Beckham County - $27,295 per year

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

  1. Atoka County - $22,807 per year
  2. Cherokee County - $23,668 per year
  3. Comanche County - $23,758 per year

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

  1. Restaurant Manager - $41,180 per year
  2. Hotel Manager - $37,890 per year
  3. Sous Chef - $34,470 per year

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

  1. Delicatessen Cook - $18,830 per year
  2. Pizza Maker - $17,340 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in hospitality in Oklahoma and to compare salaries with various related fields such as hospitality or culinary, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Hospitality in Oklahoma
  • Bachelor's Degree in Hospitality in Oklahoma
  • Master's Degree in Hospitality in Oklahoma
  • Certificate in Hospitality in Oklahoma

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,620 miles from location Oklahoma State University-Main Campus Stillwater OK 35.9758 48% 23,033
6,555 miles from location Tulsa Community College Tulsa OK 12.6303 n/a 19,730
6,503 miles from location Northeastern State University Tahlequah OK 24.2073 60% 9,239
6,714 miles from location Southwestern Oklahoma State University Weatherford OK 24.705 71% 5,010
6,559 miles from location Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology-Okmulgee Okmulgee OK 15.7212 n/a 4,129
6,554 miles from location Tulsa Technology Center-Lemley Campus Tulsa OK 33.5391 100% 1,393
6,523 miles from location Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee Muskogee OK 40.4862 n/a 706
6,634 miles from location Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center Choctaw OK 23.6866 n/a 603
6,650 miles from location Platt College Oklahoma City OK 27.3833 88% 456
 

Curious what studying Hospitality gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Cooks, Restaurant + 11,830 $20,270 46.4%
2
Cooks, Fast Food + 9,570 $17,340 -27.7%
3
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria + 8,660 $19,500 15.9%
4
Food Service Managers + 2,090 $41,180 -23.2%
5
Cooks, Short Order + 1,240 $18,830 -57.4%
6
Chefs and Head Cooks + 810 $34,470 -52.1%
7
Lodging Managers + 440 $37,890 7.3%
 

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Below are hospitality related jobs in Oklahoma