Evansville, IN (population: 115,666) has six real estate schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Western Kentucky University, the highest ranked school in this group with a real estate program, has a total student population of 20,712. It is the 1859th highest ranked school in the USA and the 17th highest in the state of Kentucky (#1 is Centre College).
Real Estate students from Evansville schools who go on to become real estate agents, real estate brokers, real estate managers, real estate analysts, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 151,550 people working as real estate sales agents alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $53,100. Also, Appraisers and assessors of real estate make on average $53,520 per year and there are about 64,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Evansville-KY area alone, there are 140 employed appraisers and assessors of real estate earning an average salary of $39,290. Real estate sales agents in this area earn $42,280/yr and there are 60 employed.
Evansville lies in Vanderburgh county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Evansville-KY area has 168,010 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $18.49/hr average worker wage, and a $38,450 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.354 out of every 1000 jobs in Evansville are held by real estate sales agents, and 0.842/1000 are held by appraisers and assessors of real estate.
Of the 6 real estate schools with a 100-mile radius of Evansville, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Western Kentucky University comes out as the most expensive ($9,729/yr) for real estate students, with Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College as the lowest, reported at only $1,984/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Evansville|
|Oakland City||IN||-||1||58.4328||69||27.0 miles|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||92.3 miles|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||95.7 miles|