Gainesville has a general population of 95,447 and an overall student population of 66,405. Approximately 50,691 of Gainesville's students are enrolled in schools that offer advertising programs.
Gainesville's largest advertising school is University of Florida. In 2010, University of Florida graduated approximately 236 students from its advertising program.
A reported 407 students graduated with credentials in advertising in Gainesville in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Gainesville's advertising schools was $16,183 per year for instate students and $35,554 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $990 for advertising related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,500 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,683.
If you plan on staying in Gainesville after graduating from advertising school, you should know that job prospects for advertisers in Gainesville, which is the most popular advertising profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 56 advertisers in Florida were working in the greater Gainesville area. The government projects that the number of advertisers in Gainesville will decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for advertisers.
As an advertiser in Gainesville, you can expect to make an average salary of $37,850 per year. This is lower than the average salary for advertisers in the state.
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