Leesburg has a total population of 15,956 and a student population of 4,880. Of these students, 4,752 are enrolled in schools that offer fire science programs.
Leesburg's largest fire science school is Lake-Sumter Community College. In 2010, Lake-Sumter Community College graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in fire science.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in fire science in Leesburg in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,556 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a fire science program in Leesburg.
Many fire science graduates choose to work as fire science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Leesburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 8,690 fire science professionals in Florida, 870 were working in the greater Leesburg area. The number of fire science professionals in Leesburg is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for fire science professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a fire science professional in Leesburg is $35,560 per year, which is lower than the average for fire science professionals state-wide.
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