With an overall population of 15,538 and a student population of 9,156, approximately 9,156 of Gainesville students attend one of Gainesville's schools that offer education programs.
Gainesville's largest education school is North Central Texas College. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Education program at North Central Texas College.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in education from education schools in Gainesville in 2010. In 2009 tuition at education schools in Gainesville was $1,080 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,410 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in Gainesville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,378 per year, on average, for room and board at Gainesville-based education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,468.
If you decide to work as an education professional in Gainesville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 156,930 education professionals in Texas, 1,360 were working in the greater Gainesville area. The government projects that the number of education professionals in Gainesville will increase by 38% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
As an education professional in Gainesville, you can expect to make an average salary of $44,540 per year. This is lower than the average salary for education professionals in the state.