Arlington has a general population of 332,969 and an overall student population of 31,556. Approximately 28,085 of Arlington's students are enrolled in schools that offer real estate programs.
The University of Texas at Arlington is the largest real estate school in Arlington, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 33 students graduated from the Real Estate program at The University of Texas at Arlington.
In 2010, 33 students graduated with a real estate degree in Arlington. Tuition in 2009 at Arlington's real estate schools was $19,181 per year for instate students and $25,829 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $908 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a real estate program in Arlington. And if you live on campus at one of the Arlington-based real estate schools, you will have an added expense of $6,097 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,084.
Many real estate graduates choose to work as real estate professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Arlington, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 13 real estate professionals in Texas were working in the greater Arlington area. Arlington's real estate professional workforce is projected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Arlington is $31,670 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for real estate professionals.