With an overall population of 1,953,631 and a student population of 156,252, approximately 54,942 of Houston students attend one of Houston's schools that offer real estate programs.
Houston Community College is the largest real estate school in Houston, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 59 students graduated from the Real Estate program at Houston Community College.
A reported 59 students graduated with credentials in real estate in Houston in 2010. In 2009 tuition at real estate schools in Houston was $1,392 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a real estate program in Houston.
If you plan on staying in Houston after graduating from real estate school, you should know that job prospects for real estate professionals in Houston, which is the most popular real estate profession, are good. In 2010, there were 38,000 real estate professionals in Texas. Of these real estate professionals, 4,730 were working in the greater Houston area. The number of real estate professionals in Houston is expected to increase by 19% 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 Houston is $29,110 per year, which is lower than the average for real estate professionals state-wide.