Leominster, MA (population: 41,104) has eight real estate schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the highest ranked school in this group with a real estate program, has a total student population of 10,384. It is the 12th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University).
Real Estate students from Leominster 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.
Leominster lies in Worcester county, which is one of the 12 counties in Massachusetts. Overall, the Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner area has 48,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.7% unemployment rate, $19.26/hr average worker wage, and a $40,060 average annual salary.
Of the 8 real estate schools with a 100-mile radius of Leominster, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northeastern University comes out as the most expensive ($32,703/yr) for real estate students, with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest, reported at only $3,892/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Leominster|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||33.2 miles|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||34.6 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||44.2 miles|