With an overall population of 185,951 and a student population of 116,570, approximately 53,401 of Orlando students attend one of Orlando's schools that offer real estate programs.
University of Central Florida is the largest real estate school in Orlando, based on student population. In 2010, University of Central Florida graduated approximately 21 students from its real estate program.
A reported 21 students graduated with credentials in real estate in Orlando in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Orlando's real estate schools was $18,100 per year for instate students and $33,579 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $924 for real estate related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Orlando-based real estate schools, you will have an added expense of $8,538 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,900.
If you plan on staying in Orlando after graduating from real estate school, you should know that job prospects for real estate professionals in Orlando, which is the most popular real estate profession, are not very good. There were 47,960 real estate professionals working in Florida and 4,510 working in the greater Orlando area in 2010. Orlando's real estate professional workforce is projected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for real estate professionals.
As a real estate professional in Orlando, you can expect to make an average salary of $34,750 per year. This is higher than the average salary for real estate professionals in the state.