Hospitality Management at Purdue University - Main Campus

Hospitality Management at Purdue University - Main Campus

Hospitality Management is one of the majors in the business, management & marketing program at Purdue University - Main Campus.

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the average salary of graduates, ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. We've also included details on how Purdue ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in hospitality.

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Purdue Hospitality Rankings

In College Factual's most recent rankings for the best schools for hospitality majors, Purdue came in at #13. This puts it in the top 5% of the country in this field of study. It is also ranked #1 in Indiana.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Hospitality Management Doctor’s Degree Schools 2
Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Hospitality Management 4
Most Focused Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Hospitality Management 5
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Hospitality Management 7
Best Hospitality Management Master’s Degree Schools 7
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for Hospitality Management 9
Best Hospitality Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools 10
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Hospitality Management 19
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Hospitality Management 22
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for Hospitality Management 25
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Hospitality Management 60
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Hospitality Management 111

Popularity of Hospitality at Purdue

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Purdue University - Main Campus handed out 112 bachelor's degrees in hospitality management. Due to this, the school was ranked #17 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 11% over the previous year when 126 degrees were handed out.

In 2020, 16 students received their master’s degree in hospitality from Purdue. This makes it the #11 most popular school for hospitality master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 4 students received their doctoral degrees in hospitality in 2020, making the school the #4 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Hospitality Graduates from Purdue Make?

Salary of Hospitality Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

The median salary of hospitality students who receive their bachelor's degree at Purdue is $43,700. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is higher than the national average of $34,400 for all hospitality bachelor's degree recipients.

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How Much Student Debt Do Hospitality Graduates from Purdue Have?

Student Debt of Hospitality Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Purdue, hospitality students borrow a median amount of $20,000 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all hospitality bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $22,752.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the hospitality program at Purdue is $208 per month.

Purdue Hospitality Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the hospitality majors at Purdue University - Main Campus.

Purdue Hospitality Management Bachelor’s Program

Of the 112 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Hospitality Management from Purdue in 2019-2020, 19% were men and 81% were women.

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The majority of the students with this major are white. About 65% of 2020 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Purdue University - Main Campus with a bachelor's in hospitality.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 8
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 73
Non-Resident Aliens 24
Other Races 2

Purdue Hospitality Management Master’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 23% of hospitality master's degrees went to men and 77% went to women.

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The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Purdue University - Main Campus with a master's in hospitality.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 14
Non-Resident Aliens 6
Other Races 1

Related Major Annual Graduates
Business Administration & Management 416
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 335
Finance & Financial Management 238
Accounting 127
General Sales & Marketing 111

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