Gainesville, FL (population: 116,277) has one music school within its city limits. University of Florida has a total student population of 50,691. It is the 615th highest ranked school in the USA and the 20th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami). To learn more about music programs in Gainesville, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of music professors at University of Florida such as Araujo, Valerie Austin, Robert Bailey, Christopher Ballengee, Samantha Barnsfather, and Paul Basler.
Music students from Gainesville schools who go on to become musicians, producers, vocalists, guitarists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 47,260 people working as musicians and singers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $0.
Gainesville lies in Alachua county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Gainesville area has 121,070 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $41,250 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Florida ends up costing a student $10,101/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Gainesville|
|Orange Park||FL||-||3||22.5405||26||51.2 miles|
|Saint Augustine||FL||-||2||46.0117||74||63.6 miles|
|Palm Coast||FL||76,000||0||-||0||68.3 miles|
|Daytona Beach||FL||63,815||4||31.0595||184||84.5 miles|
|South Daytona||FL||-||1||30.9321||7||87.7 miles|
|Lake Mary||FL||-||1||18.3465||21||88.2 miles|
|Saint Leo||FL||-||1||24.1963||100||92.3 miles|
|Winter Park||FL||-||6||33.3306||155||95.6 miles|