Florida contains five schools that offer construction programs. University of North Florida, the highest-ranking construction school in FL, has a total student population of 16,477 and is the 289th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 construction schools in Florida, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Westside Tech comes out as the most expensive ($17,556/yr), with Washington-Holmes Technical Center as the lowest recorded at only $875/yr.
Construction students from Florida schools who go on to become construction area managers, construction workers, construction professionals, construction superintendents, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 204,760 people working as construction managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $93,290. Also, Painters, construction and maintenance make on average $37,320 per year and there are about 214,240 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Florida alone, there are 16,310 employed painters, construction and maintenance earning an average yearly salary of $31,310. Construction managers in this state earn $102,930/yr and there are 13,790 employed.
Also, within the construction schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from construction, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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