Florida contains 57 schools that offer court reporting programs. University of Central Florida, the highest-ranking court reporting school in FL, has a total student population of 53,401 and is the 71st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 57 court reporting schools in Florida, only 21 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest Institute-Kendall comes out as the most expensive ($38,735/yr), with Indian River State College as the lowest recorded at only $2,138/yr.
Court Reporting students from Florida schools who go on to become court reporters, freelance court reporters, certified shorthand reporters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 18,780 people working as court reporters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,460. Also, Procurement clerks make on average $36,430 per year and there are about 78,150 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Florida alone, there are 4,570 employed procurement clerks earning an average yearly salary of $32,160. Court reporters in this state earn $32,830/yr and there are 1,640 employed.
Also, within the court reporting schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from court reporting, 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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