Florida contains twelve schools that offer locksmith programs. Saint Thomas University, the highest-ranking locksmith school in FL, has a total student population of 2,476 and is the 661st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 locksmith schools in Florida, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach comes out as the most expensive ($32,229/yr), with Indian River State College as the lowest recorded at only $2,138/yr.
Locksmith students from Florida schools who go on to become locksmiths, certified master locksmiths, road service locksmiths, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 16,910 people working as locksmiths and safe repairers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,550.
Also, within the locksmith schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from locksmith, 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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