New Brunswick, NJ (population: 52,736) has six real estate schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Pennsylvania, the highest ranked school in this group with a real estate program, has a total student population of 24,599. It is the 5th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Pennsylvania.
Real Estate students from New Brunswick 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 Edison-New Brunswick Metropolitan area alone, there are 400 employed appraisers and assessors of real estate earning an average salary of $69,340. Real estate sales agents in this area earn $50,170/yr and there are 590 employed.
New Brunswick lies in Middlesex county, which is one of the 11 counties in New Jersey. Overall, the Edison-New Brunswick Metropolitan area has 981,970 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $24.21/hr average worker wage, and a $50,350 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.596 out of every 1000 jobs in New Brunswick are held by real estate sales agents, and 0.403/1000 are held by appraisers and assessors of real estate.
Of the 6 real estate schools with a 100-mile radius of New Brunswick, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, New York University comes out as the most expensive ($34,011/yr) for real estate students, with Northampton County Area Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,153/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from New Brunswick|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||4.4 miles|
|Perth Amboy||NJ||49,138||1||20.4079||6||9.7 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||16.0 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||17.1 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||20.5 miles|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||23.0 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||25.5 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||29.5 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||30.3 miles|