Gainesville has a total population of 95,447 and a student population of 66,405. Of these students, 50,691 are enrolled in schools that offer architecture programs.
The largest architecture school in Gainesville, by student population, is University of Florida. Approximately 145 students graduated in 2010 from University of Florida with credentials in architecture.
In 2010, 199 students graduated with an architecture degree in Gainesville. Tuition in 2009 at Gainesville's architecture schools was $16,183 per year for instate students and $35,554 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $990 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a architecture program in Gainesville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,500 per year, on average, for room and board at Gainesville-based architecture schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,683.
If you decide to work as an architect in Gainesville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 7,200 architects in Florida. Of these architects, 80 were working in the greater Gainesville area. The government projects that the number of architects in Gainesville will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for architects.
As an architect in Gainesville, you can expect to make an average salary of $59,080 per year. This is higher than the average salary for architects in the state.
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