Top School for Hotel & Restaurant Management Degrees in Denver

Students interested in studying hotel and restaurant management in Denver have a few schools to choose from. Read about the top local school's degree program, ranking and tuition info to help you decide on the school for you.

School and Ranking Information

Among the Denver-area schools with hotel and restaurant management programs is a nationally ranked non-profit institution. Based on school type, rankings and student services, the following school is considered a top area school for studying hotel and restaurant management:

  • Winner: University of Denver is a private not-for-profit institution. The university offers an undergraduate degree program in hospitality management that's housed in its business school.

School Info Chart

Category University of Denver
Rankings Tied at #88 for National Universities (2015)*
Location Denver, CO
School Type 4-year, private not-for-profit
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2013-2014) $40,707**
Hospitality Management Degrees Offered Bachelor's
Hospitality Management Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2013 42**
Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class 78%**
Noteworthy University of Denver's undergraduate business program has been ranked within the top 80 nationwide (2014)*

Sources: *U.S. News & World Report, **NCES College Navigator

University of Denver

  • The Fritz Knoebel School of Hospitality Management won an award for 'Best Educational Innovation' at the 2013 Worldwide Hospitality Awards
  • The hospitality management program features a unique study abroad requirement
  • Students accrue at least 1,000 hours of practical work experience in the field throughout the course of the hospitality management program

University of Denver is found close to downtown, covering an area of more than 100 acres. The institution has over 11,700 students with a low student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1. University of Denver has greater than 300 academic program offerings. Its Fritz Knoebel School of Hospitality Management is housed within the Daniels College of Business.

The hospitality management school offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Hospitality Management. Some required courses include cost management, resort and hotel operation and human capital. Students select a 12-credit emphasis area with options including lodging management, sales or food and beverage.

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