Best Hospitality colleges in Rochester

Best Hospitality colleges in Rochester for 2023

SUNY Brockport
Brockport, NY

SUNY Brockport offers 2 Hospitality degree programs. It's a medium sized, public, four-year university in a outlying town. In 2020, 34 Hospitality students graduated with students earning 34 Bachelor's degrees.

RIT’s commitment to hands-on education shines in its Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management. The undergrad major – which includes concentrations in food and beverage management, international food marketing and distribution, entertainment and event management, and international hotel and resort management -- requires students to combine 1,200 hours of practical cooperative education experience with classroom theory. The institution maintains corporate connections with the likes of Kraft Foods, Dove Chocolate, Hampton Inns, and The Walt Disney Company, to name just a few. Alumni also are eager to “pay it forward” by taking students under their wings. The campus itself is home to Henry’s Restaurant, a fully-operational fine-dining establishment located on the same floor as the department that enables students to experience what it takes to run all aspects of a business. Students also manage all the logistics and details for RIT’s Puttin’ on the RITz gala and fundraiser, a tradition since 1986. Other highlights include helping with the PGA Championship at Oak Hill Rochester and an annual trip with faculty to the International Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Show in New York City.

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Widener University
Chester, PA

Widener University offers 3 Hospitality degree programs. It's a medium sized, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large suburb. In 2020, 16 Hospitality students graduated with students earning 15 Bachelor's degrees, and 1 Master's degree.

List of all Hospitality colleges in Rochester

School Average Tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
SUNY Brockport Logo SUNY Brockport Brockport, NY
22 : 1 7,592
Rochester Institute of Technology Logo Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, NY
16 : 1 16,158
Widener University Logo Widener University Chester, PA
23 : 1 6,150
Finger Lakes Community College Logo Finger Lakes Community College Canandaigua, NY
53 : 1 5,640
Monroe Community College Logo Monroe Community College Rochester, NY
41 : 1 10,161