Texarkana has a general population of 34,782 and an overall student population of 6,671. Approximately 5,018 of Texarkana's students are enrolled in schools that offer real estate programs.
Texarkana College is the largest real estate school in Texarkana, based on student population. In 2010, Texarkana College graduated approximately 8 students from its real estate program.
A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in real estate in Texarkana in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $10,539 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Texarkana real estate schools was an average of $11,439 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,777 for real estate related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $1,400 per year, on average, for room and board at Texarkana-based real estate schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,745.
If you plan on staying in Texarkana after graduating from real estate school, you should know that job prospects for real estate professionals in Texarkana, which is the most popular real estate profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 494 real estate professionals in Texas were working in the greater Texarkana area. By the year 2018, the number of real estate professionals is expected to increase by 13% in Texarkana. 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 Texarkana is $33,440 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for real estate professionals.