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Real Estate Schools in Illinois

72 Real Estate students earned their degrees in the state in 2020-2021.

A Real Estate major is the 23rd most popular major in this state.

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 29
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 29
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 29
Master’s Degree 22
Bachelor’s Degree 21

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.6%
  • Black or African American: 9.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.6%
  • White: 69.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.8%
  • Other Races: 6.9%

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.


Wages for Real Estate Jobs in Illinois

Real Estate grads earn an average of $56,520 in the state and $61,870 nationwide.


There are 2 colleges in Illinois that offer real estate degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:


DePaul University

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
21,922 Total Students

The average student takes 4.21 years to complete their degree at DePaul. The student loan default rate is 3.70% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 49% are considered full time.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
4,680 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $21,678. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,145 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

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 1% $34,180

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Business Administration & Management 12,631
Management Sciences & Methods 4,668
Accounting 3,097
Marketing 2,110
Finance & Financial Management 1,841
Human Resource Management 983
Business & Commerce 877
Management Information Systems 563

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