With an overall population of 416,474 and a student population of 92,079, approximately 30,427 of Atlanta students attend one of Atlanta's schools that offer real estate programs.
Of the 1 real estate schools in Atlanta, the largest real estate school, by student population, is Georgia State University. Approximately 67 students graduated in 2010 from Georgia State University with credentials in real estate.
A total of 67 students graduated with credentials in real estate from real estate schools in Atlanta in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,146 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Atlanta real estate schools was an average of $40,356 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for real estate related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Atlanta-based real estate schools, you will have an added expense of $9,030 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,018.
If you decide to work as a real estate professional in Atlanta, your job prospects are good. There were 20,310 real estate professionals working in Georgia and 6,730 working in the greater Atlanta area in 2010. Atlanta's real estate professional workforce is projected to increase by 16% 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 Atlanta is $40,960 per year, which is higher than the average for real estate professionals state-wide.