With an overall population of 100,266 and a student population of 40,242, approximately 34,885 of Athens students attend one of Athens's schools that offer real estate programs.
Athens's largest real estate school is University of Georgia. In 2010, approximately 64 students graduated from the Real Estate program at University of Georgia.
A total of 64 students graduated with credentials in real estate from real estate schools in Athens in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Athens's real estate schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,000 per year in instate tuition and $36,210 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $960 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a real estate program in Athens. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,046 per year, on average, for room and board at Athens-based real estate schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in real estate, if you decide to work as a real estate professional in Athens, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 20,310 real estate professionals in Georgia. Of these real estate professionals, 180 were working in the greater Athens area. The number of real estate professionals in Athens is expected to increase by 16% 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 Athens is $26,140 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for real estate professionals.