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Real Estate Schools in Illinois

There are 11 Illinois schools offering real estate programs. 162 students graduated from programs at Illinois real estate schools in 2010. 86 of all these students graduated with certificates and 48 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 162 students graduate from programs in this state in real estate each year. This accounts for 4% of students who schools in the United States graduate from real estate programs. Out of those, 86 students graduated with certificates in real estate, five with a degree at the associate's level, 23 with a bachelor's level degree, and 48 with a degree at the master's level.

11 real estate schools are in this state. Out of these, while six schools are public, five schools are private. While tuition at a private real estate school varies from $23,300 to $40,223, tuition at a public real estate school is $12,053.

Average tuition for programs in real estate is $27,838. While the highest tuition for real estate programs, which is $40,223 every year, is at Northwestern University, the lowest tuition in this midwestern state, which is $12,053 every year, is at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in real estate.

Real Estate Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

On average, 162 students graduate from programs in this state in real estate each year. This accounts for 4% of students who schools in the United States graduate from real estate programs. Out of those, 86 students graduated with certificates in real estate, five with a degree at the associate's level, 23 with a bachelor's level degree, and 48 with a degree at the master's level.

Real Estate Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 227
  • Certificate 2007: 170
  • Certificate 2008: 83
  • Certificate 2009: 40
  • Certificate 2010: 86
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 4
  • Associate 2008: 2
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 5
  • Bachelor 2006: 14
  • Bachelor 2007: 17
  • Bachelor 2008: 23
  • Bachelor 2009: 17
  • Bachelor 2010: 23
  • Master 2006: 54
  • Master 2007: 75
  • Master 2008: 54
  • Master 2009: 50
  • Master 2010: 48

Real Estate Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in this state offer a total of 14 real estate programs. Of these programs, approximately 35.7% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level, the associates level, and the bachelors level.

Real Estate Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 5
  • Associate: 4
  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 4

Real Estate Brokers — Salary by Percentile

Real Estate Brokers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17640
  • 25th Percentile: 32930
  • Median: 43590
  • 75th Percentile: 56070
  • 90th Percentile: 77050

Real Estate Sales Agents — Salary by Percentile

Real Estate Sales Agents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20650
  • 25th Percentile: 33450
  • Median: 58720
  • 75th Percentile: 90350
  • 90th Percentile: 145620

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate — Salary by Percentile

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19090
  • 25th Percentile: 30320
  • Median: 50340
  • 75th Percentile: 73140
  • 90th Percentile: 113560

Real Estate Brokers — Employment Trend

Real Estate Brokers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 67520
  • Median Salary 2007: 56670
  • Median Salary 2008: 55410
  • Median Salary 2009: 47530
  • Median Salary 2010: 43590
  • Total Employed 2006: 3110
  • Total Employed 2007: 2600
  • Total Employed 2008: 2490
  • Total Employed 2009: 2180
  • Total Employed 2010: 1590

Real Estate Sales Agents — Employment Trend

Real Estate Sales Agents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40970
  • Median Salary 2007: 41120
  • Median Salary 2008: 40150
  • Median Salary 2009: 43700
  • Median Salary 2010: 58720
  • Total Employed 2006: 5690
  • Total Employed 2007: 5790
  • Total Employed 2008: 4280
  • Total Employed 2009: 4230
  • Total Employed 2010: 5030

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate — Employment Trend

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37710
  • Median Salary 2007: 38680
  • Median Salary 2008: 48730
  • Median Salary 2009: 49680
  • Median Salary 2010: 50340
  • Total Employed 2006: 2980
  • Total Employed 2007: 2720
  • Total Employed 2008: 2540
  • Total Employed 2009: 2660
  • Total Employed 2010: 2530

Illinois vs National Real Estate Employment

Illinois vs National Real Estate Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 3.553% (9150)

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1. Illinois Eastern Community Colleges - Wabash Valley College

2200 College Drive
Mount Carmel, IL 62863
(618) 393-2982

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College offers one program in real estate and it is located in Mount Carmel, IL. Overall, 5,584 students pursue degrees in 37 programs at this mid-sized college. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in real estate.

2. Danville Area Community College

2000 E Main St
Danville, IL 61832-5118
(217) 443-3222

Danville Area Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1946. This college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Danville, IL. Students are offered 37 certificates and 29 associates level degrees by this college. In 2010, 3,713 students pursued degrees from the 54 programs at this college. This college offers subjects including nursing assisting, counseling, and nursing. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this college. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois.

3. Northwestern College - Southwestern

7725 South Harlem Avenue
Bridgeview, IL 60455
(888) 205-2283

Northwestern College-Southwestern is in the suburbs of Bridgeview, Illinois. It offers two programs in real estate. Of those, students are offered one certificate in real estate by this school and one degree at the associate's level in real estate. Overall, 1,244 students pursue degrees in 33 programs at this school. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering real estate in terms of programs.

4. Roosevelt University

430 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605-1394
(312) 341-3500

Roosevelt University offers one real estate program and it is in the center of Chicago. 6,766 students seek degrees in 113 programs at Roosevelt, overall. It ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

5. The College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
(630) 942-2800

The College of DuPage is in the suburbs of Glen Ellyn, Illinois and this college offers one program in real estate. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Illinois.

6. DePaul University

55 E Jackson
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 362-8000

DePaul University offers two programs in real estate. Out of those, it offers one bachelor's level degree in real estate to students and one degree at the master's level in real estate. It is located in the center of Chicago. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering real estate.

7. Southwestern Illinois College

2500 Carlyle Ave
Belleville, IL 62221-5899
(618) 235-2700

Southwestern Illinois College is in Belleville, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this school offers one real estate program. This school is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Illinois.

8. Oakton Community College

1600 E Golf Rd.
Des Plaines, IL 60016-1268
(847) 635-1600

Oakton Community College, which is 1.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Des Plaines, IL and it offers one real estate program. This community college is a public 2-year institution. It ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

9. Northwestern College

4829 North Lipps Avenue
Chicago, IL 60630
(773) 777-4220

Northwestern College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Chicago, IL. It offers two real estate programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in real estate by this liberal arts college and one real estate degree at the associate's level. Overall, 842 students pursue degrees in 32 Northwestern College programs. It is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in real estate.

10. Waubonsee Community College

Rte 47 at Waubonsee Drive
Sugar Grove, IL 60554-0901
(630) 466-7900x5756

Waubonsee Community College offers one program in real estate and it is in Sugar Grove, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 10,428 students seek degrees in 80 Waubonsee Community College programs. It is the second largest institution in the state of Illinois offering real estate.

11. The University of Illinois at Chicago

601 S Morgan
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 996-7000

The University of Illinois at Chicago offers one program in real estate and UIC is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown. It is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in real estate.

12. Northwestern University

633 Clark St
Evanston, IL 60208
(847) 491-3741

Northwestern University, which is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Evanston, IL and this university offers one real estate program. 20,481 students seek degrees in 315 programs at this large university, overall. In terms of enrollment, it ranks third in the state of Illinois.