Profile of Accredited Program

School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Purdue University West Lafayette
700 West State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Degrees Awarded:

  • BS Hospitality and Tourism Management

The Program must submit an update on the following steps necessary to satisfy the stipulation award conditions by December 17, 2021:

  • A progress report on the 2020 Mission and Strategic Plan should be provided.
  • A copy of all course syllabi that show the linkage between course and program learning outcomes and include a course schedule.
  • A full assessment plan for the program and concertation areas, including specific measures for all PLOs, including direct/indirect and formative/summative assessment measures. The Commission agrees with the Program response that grades are an inadequate measure of student learning. Therefore, the Commission requests that the Program provide a justification, including appropriate documentation to evidence the justification, for use of final grades as an assessment or reconsider this measure and provide a revised assessment plan.

Program Student Profile

Academic Years:   2016-2017    2017-2018    2018-2019

  Undergraduate Enrollment – Major3 Years Ago2 Years Ago1 Year Ago
Number of Students455430385
Number of Graduates149148126
Student/Faculty Ratio24.7:124.4:121.1:1
Retention Rate % – Freshmen to Sophomore (for all Programs)90.4 %90.8 %93.6 %
% Students employed in the hospitality industry or a related field within 90 days after93.8 %81.6 %87.8 %
% Students continuing their education within 90 days after graduation 3.7 %13.8 %7.3 %