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 public relations programs.
Of the 1 public relations schools in Gainesville, the largest public relations school, by student population, is University of Florida. Approximately 236 students graduated in 2010 from University of Florida with credentials in public relations.
A total of 407 students graduated with credentials in public relations from public relations schools in Gainesville in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Gainesville's public relations 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 public relations program in Gainesville. And if you live on campus at one of the Gainesville-based public relations schools, you will have an added expense of $7,500 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,683.
If you plan on staying in Gainesville after graduating from public relations school, you should know that job prospects for public relations professionals in Gainesville, which is the most popular public relations profession, are average. Gainesville's public relations professional workforce is projected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public relations professionals.