Omaha has a total population of 390,007 and a student population of 49,366. Of these students, 14,620 are enrolled in schools that offer real estate programs.
University of Nebraska at Omaha is the largest real estate school in Omaha, based on student population. Approximately 24 students graduated in 2010 from University of Nebraska at Omaha with credentials in real estate.
A total of 24 students graduated with credentials in real estate from real estate schools in Omaha in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Omaha's real estate schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,659 per year in instate tuition and $28,620 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a real estate program in Omaha. And if you live on campus at one of the Omaha-based real estate schools, you will have an added expense of $7,230 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,429.
Many real estate graduates choose to work as real estate professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Omaha, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 1,520 real estate professionals in Nebraska. Of these real estate professionals, 350 were working in the greater Omaha area. The government projects that the number of real estate professionals in Omaha will increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for real estate professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a real estate professional in Omaha is $56,390 per year, which is higher than the average for real estate professionals state-wide.