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 real estate programs.
Gainesville's largest real estate school is University of Florida. In 2010, approximately 31 students graduated from the Real Estate program at University of Florida.
A reported 31 students graduated with credentials in real estate in Gainesville in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Gainesville's real estate 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 real estate program in Gainesville. And if you live on campus at one of the Gainesville-based real estate 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.
After graduating with your credentials in real estate, if you decide to work as a real estate professional in Gainesville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 50 real estate professionals in Florida were working in the greater Gainesville area. The government projects that the number of real estate professionals in Gainesville will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for real estate professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a real estate professional in Gainesville is $20,760 per year, which is lower than the average for real estate professionals state-wide.