Des Moines has a general population of 198,682 and an overall student population of 11,849. Approximately 2,039 of Des Moines's students are enrolled in schools that offer real estate programs.
The largest real estate school in Des Moines, by student population, is Grand View University. In 2010, Grand View University graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in real estate.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a real estate degree in Des Moines. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,324 per year in tuition costs.
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 Des Moines. And if you live on campus at one of the Des Moines-based real estate schools, you will have an added expense of $6,442 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a real estate professional in Des Moines, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 1,590 real estate professionals in Iowa, 350 were working in the greater Des Moines area. By the year 2018, the number of real estate professionals is expected to increase by 8% in Des Moines. 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 Des Moines is $44,710 per year, which is higher than the average for real estate professionals state-wide.