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Associate Degrees in Real Estate

326 Yearly Graduations
$29,400 Median Salary
$11,039 Median Debt
There are 100 schools in the United States where you can get your associate degree in real estate. This degree is more popular with female students, and about 60% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 2.5% of real estate graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Real Estate Majors

In 2019-2020, 326 associate degrees were awarded to real estate majors. This earns it the #16 spot on the list of the most popular associate degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in real estate at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Basic Certificate 2,287
Bachelor’s Degree 1,645
Master’s Degree 1,084
Associate Degree 326
Undergraduate Certificate 206
Graduate Certificate 110

Earnings of Real Estate Majors With Associate Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding an associate degree in real estate is $29,400. However, this can depend on a number of factors, such as where you live and the number of years experience you have. To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $29,400 to a high of $29,400.


Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding an associate degree in real estate is $11,039. The school you go to and how long it takes you to graduate, among other things, can cause this number to vary. The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $14,313 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $7,766.


Those students who are paying back their debt on a 10-year repayment plan have a median monthly payment of $115.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their associate degree in real estate. About 60.4% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 129
Women 197

The racial-ethnic distribution of real estate associate degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 23
Black or African American 65
Hispanic or Latino 96
White 107
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 27

There are 100 colleges that offer an associate degree in real estate. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

Real Estate Concentrations

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Real Estate 326

Below are some popular majors that are similar to real estate that offer associate degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Business Administration & Management 60,445
Business & Commerce 17,132
Accounting 11,615
Business Support & Assistance 3,542
Hospitality Management 2,636


*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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