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Real Estate Schools in Illinois

In 2018-2019, 153 students earned their Real Estate degrees in IL.

In terms of popularity, Real Estate is the 17th most popular major in the state out of a total 29 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Real Estate Majors in Illinois

Real Estate majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 120
Master’s Degree 26
Bachelor’s Degree 7

Gender Distribution

In Illinois, a real estate major is more popular with women than with men.

Real Estate Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of real estate majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.9%
  • Black or African American: 19.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 20.9%
  • White: 48.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.6%
  • Other Races: 5.2%
Real Estate Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Real Estate Grads in Illinois

16,790 people in the state and 457,530 in the nation are employed in jobs related to real estate.

Real Estate Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Real Estate Jobs in Illinois

In this state, real estate grads earn an average of $56,520. Nationwide, they make an average of $61,870.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 11 colleges in Illinois that offer real estate degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,665 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,631. 57% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,700 a year.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,365 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 24%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $20,400 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,072.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,413 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 80% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
4,071 Total Students

In their early career, Roosevelt grads earn an average salary of $36,800. 35% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.70%.

#5

DePaul University

Chicago
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
22,064 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 49%. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. 98% of students get financical aid.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,521 Total Students

65% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 22%. 36 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
22,448 Total Students

In their early career, Northwestern grads earn an average salary of $58,900. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 66% of students receive it. This private school has an average net price of $24,840.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,749 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 34% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 66% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,663.

#8

South Suburban College

South Holland
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,066 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 31%. This public school has an average net price of $4,671.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
32,324 Total Students

The average student takes 4.55 years to complete their degree at UIC. 82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public school has an average net price of $13,301.

#8

Wabash Valley College

Mount Carmel
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,646 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 33% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $1,545.

Real Estate Careers in IL

Some of the careers real estate majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Real Estate Appraisers 15% $51,380
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 7% $58,720
Real Estate Sales Agents 0% $34,180

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to real estate.

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Business Administration & Management 13,682
Accounting 4,307
Management Sciences & Methods 2,095
Finance & Financial Management 2,057
Marketing 1,965
Business & Commerce 1,594
Human Resource Management 1,106
Business Support & Assistance 704

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