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States with property management schools

How will your property management education stack up?

Take a few moments to compare how the property management education in your home state compares with that of other states in the nation. There are 497 traditional property management schools in the US.

Top Schools

The following schools that have property management programs were ranked top in the nation in 2010:

  1. University of Pennsylvania - located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  2. Northwestern University - located in Evanston, Illinois
  3. New York University - located in New York, New York

Student Demographics

In the US, 9,440 students graduated from property management programs in 2010. Of these students, 3,922 received certifications in property management, 4,640 received an undergraduate degree in property management, and 878 received a graduate-level degree in property management.


Students can pursue education in property management at the following levels:

  • Associate's Degree in Property Management
  • Bachelor's Degree in Property Management
  • Master's Degree in Property Management
  • Doctoral Degree in Property Management
  • Certificate in Property Management

The skills and/or knowledge that property management students can expect to gain during the course of their property management education are:

  • Accounting
  • Verbal Communication
  • Research
  • Safety and Environmental Issues
  • Observation


Students at property management schools around the nation paid an average of $15,886 in tuition fees per year in 2010. The property management schools charging the highest tuition were:

  1. Johns Hopkins University - located in Baltimore, Maryland, students paid $39,150
  2. University of Pennsylvania - located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, students paid $38,970
  3. Northwestern University - located in Evanston, Illinois, students paid $38,463

The following property management schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Florida Atlantic University - located in Boca Raton, Florida, students paid $3,349
  2. East Carolina University - located in Greenville, North Carolina, students paid $4,477
  3. University of North Carolina at Greensboro - located in Greensboro, North Carolina, students paid $4,234

How will your property management job compare?

The highest percentage of property management graduates pursue careers as property managers. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that in 2010, 147,110 property managers were working in the US. The largest numbers of property managers work in the following states:

  1. California - 25,070 Property Managers
  2. Texas - 13,550 Property Managers
  3. Florida - 12,180 Property Managers

Projected Growth

The number of property managers is expected to grow the fastest in the following states:

  1. Georgia - 21%
  2. Montana - 19%
  3. Utah - 16%


In the US, a property manager earns on average $55,617 per year. However, factors such as location, seniority, or your employer can cause the salary for a property manager to vary greatly. Salaries for property managers range from less than $15,580 per year to more than $165,500 per year. Property managers in the following states make the highest salaries on average:

  1. New York - $101,110 per year
  2. Virginia - $89,330 per year
  3. Rhode Island - $88,200 per year

On average, a property manager earns the least in the following states:

  1. Montana - $31,330 per year
  2. South Dakota - $33,650 per year
  3. Idaho - $34,210 per year

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property management?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 147,110 $62,400 -4.6%