In the Vermont State B.S. in Resort and Hospitality Management program, you’ll gain the management and decision making skills you need to excel and make an impact in an exciting and fun field. And you’ll do it in a place of unforgettable natural beauty — Vermont. There’s no better place to dream big than Killington, the largest winter resort in the eastern U.S., and that’s where you’ll get valuable on-mountain experience.
A variety of hands-on opportunities will help prepare you to be a leader in resort management and hospitality management careers and to adapt to industry changes. Whether you choose to work on a mountain, in a valley, or somewhere else, you’ll start your career with a great network of connections to support you.
We understand that the cost and value of your education is important to you. That’s why we’re committed to being one of the most affordable colleges in Vermont and why more than 80% of our students receive aid. We're here to help you fit this program into your unique financial picture. Contact this program's Admissions Counselor any time to discuss what types of financial aid are right for you.
Combined with scholarships and aid, a Vermont State education is within reach for students from all financial backgrounds. Speak with our Admissions Counselor to estimate what your true out-of-pocket costs might be for this program.
Tuition and Fees
Tuition for Resort & Hospitality Management, B.S.
$9,984 Full Time Annual
$19,992 Full Time Annual
Total Mandatory Fees
Undergraduate (In-Person / In-Person Plus)
Killington Trimester Fee
$4,016 Full Time Annual
Housing and Food
Killington Campus Housing and Food
$17,502 Full Time Annual
For complete information on tuition and fees across all programs and locations, as well as indirect costs of attendance, visit the complete tuition and fees page.
Why Study Resort & Hospitality Management at Vermont State?
Accelerated Program: In our program, you’ll be on a fast track to graduate with a top-notch degree in three years, with a combination of classroom learning and real-world experiences, all at Killington resort.
Hands-on Opportunities: You’ll build diverse management skills through at least three paid work experiences at Killington. Students who show potential in the classroom and in working at the resort could become supervisors at Killington while still in the management degree program.
Faculty Experts: You’ll learn from the best in the business: Vermont State faculty with experience in the industry and instructors in top management positions at Killington.
Free Ski Pass: As a Killington employee, you’ll get to practice what we teach, with ski and mountain bike passes and discounts on resort services.
What You’ll Learn
As a Resort and Hospitality Management student, you’ll be busy with your passion of the outdoors in the classroom and on the mountain:
Resort Operations: You’ll earn a paycheck and academic credits toward your degree through experiences in resort operations.
Diverse Classes: Our multidisciplinary degree offers courses on a wide range of issues in the resort and hospitality industry, including law, professional communication, retail management and consumer behavior, financial and budget management, and market research.
Lifelong Education: You’ll graduate with a strong sense of environmental responsibility and sustainability, and you’ll be open to the lifelong learning you’ll need for a successful career.
During the program, the wider community will be your classroom as a student who lives and learns at the Lodge at Killington. You’ll be immersed every day in the resort and hospitality industry. And you’ll make connections with industry leaders and develop a solid professional network starting in your first year.
Resort & Hospitality Leadership
Entrepreneurship in the Resort & Hospitality Industry