Virginia contains two schools that offer real estate programs. Virginia Commonwealth University, the highest-ranking real estate school in VA, has a total student population of 32,172 and is the 222nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 real estate schools in Virginia, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Virginia Commonwealth University comes out as the most expensive ($15,907/yr), with Northern Virginia Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,953/yr.
Real Estate students from Virginia 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 Virginia alone, there are 2,270 employed appraisers and assessors of real estate earning an average yearly salary of $55,520. Real estate sales agents in this state earn $51,100/yr and there are 10,500 employed.
Also, within the real estate schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from real estate, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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