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California Community Colleges Real Estate Education Enrollments Trends

Based on student success data from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, enrollment in real estate and appraisal education at the California community colleges is steady.

Statewide Enrollment in California Community Colleges Real Estate Courses

Data from California Community College Chancellor's Office Data Mart: https://datamart.cccco.edu - Enrollment count is number of enrollments with grade of A,B,C,D,F,P,NP,I*,IPP,INP,FW,W,DR - Retention count is number of enrollments with grade of A,B,C,D,F,P,NP,I*,IPP,INP,FW - Success count is number of enrollments with grade of A,B,C,P,IA,IB,IC,IPP

Ready to learn more about improving student success rates for students who enroll in online and hybrid delayed interactions classes? Register to attend our fall 2019 Real Estate Education Center conference in Newport Beach and stay for the post-conference workshop on Canvas!

CCCREEC Podcast - Sovereign Lending Group

Connecting students with great jobs is one of the highlights of being a real estate instructor. Students who receive their real estate education at the California Community Colleges are set up for career success through affordable classes (including scholarships and financial aid!), high quality academic instruction, and a variety of programs whether you want online or in-person classes, a certificate or degree in real estate, or just need the 3 classes required for the California Real Estate Sales Exam.

In this CCCREEC podcast, you’ll hear a conversation with Saddleback College real estate faculty Martin Welc and Brock Schermerhorn, and three team members from Sovereign Lending Group, Inc. of Costa Mesa, CA, about careers in real estate lending.

The conversation includes Steven Barone, Loan Agent Supervisor, who has 20 years of experience in the mortgage industry, Diamond Dugan, Mortgage Loan Originator, who joined Sovereign Lending Group 1.5 years ago, and Mike Nguyen, Director of Sales Operations, who has 20 years of management and sales experience. Sovereign Lending Group offers to pay new employees to take the qualifying classes to become a lender, in an “earn while you learn” model. You can contact Sovereign Lending Group by email at careers@slgmortgage.com, phone at: 800-817-0201, or visit www.slgmortgage.com/careers.

Outcomes: From listening to this podcast, California Community Colleges real estate faculty and students will learn more about the lending industry, specifically from a lender specializing in financing for veterans.

You’ll want to listen if you are a full-time or part-time professor in real estate, and you are welcome to share it with your students, too!

For more information about real estate careers for successful students, real estate faculty professional development, or our upcoming Newport Beach conference, email CCCREEC at: hello@cccreec.org.

Three Reasons We're Sharing More Real Estate Education Data

At CCCREEC, we’re making an effort to share more data about real estate programs and the need to effectively assess enrollment rates, retention, and success measures for various types of students enrolled in real estate education in the California Community Colleges. Knowing your program and your students will help you build the right type of program and real estate classes for your community.

Why are we emphasizing data and how can it help? Here are three reasons why real estate program data is important:

  1. Data tells a story. Data is the evidence that helps you shape the story of your real estate program, recognize successes and challenges, and help you examine what’s really going on with your real estate program. Data will help you share the true story of your real estate program with prospective students, college administrators and deans, and your colleagues. How do you help change lives and improve career options for your students? Data will give you the story.

  2. Data helps you make evidence-based decisions. Without data, decision making is often based on assumptions or anecdotes. Want to make sure your program decisions will be effective in the long run? Use data effectively to help you advocate for your program, update your curriculum, collaborate effectively, and assess your efforts to innovate and develop your real estate program.

  3. Data guides program improvements. We know you want your California Community College program to be the best it can be - to support equitable student success, help your students find great careers that connect them more deeply with their communities and build meaningful lives, and find satisfaction in your own work to make a difference for students. Data helps you identify the right path forward in improving and growing your real estate program.

Are you ready for a more personalized data collection and analysis for your college? Want to dig deeper into enrollment trends, student success, and how you can teach your students more effectively? Contact us!

We’re here to help you turn data into meaningful, evidence-based stories that guide your student and program success.

Regional Enrollment Trends in Real Estate Education

These charts illustrate enrollment trends at some of the California community colleges with the largest real estate programs in recent years.

Want more information about enrollment trends at your college? Contact us!

Enrollment Trends in Real Estate Classes - Northern California Region

Data from California Community College Chancellor's Office Data Mart: https://datamart.cccco.edu

Enrollment Trends in Real Estate Classes - Southern California Region

Data from California Community College Chancellor's Office Data Mart: https://datamart.cccco.edu
Spring 2019 Enrollment & Success Data

Spring 2019 California Community Colleges real estate student enrollment, retention, & success data for the top 16 schools. Data from Data Mart: https://datamart.cccco.edu

Enrollment count is number of enrollments with grade of A,B,C,D,F,P,NP,I*,IPP,INP,FW,W,DR - Retention count is number of enrollments with grade of A,B,C,D,F,P,NP,I*,IPP,INP,FW - Success count is number of enrollments with grade of A,B,C,P,IA,IB,IC,IPP

Enrollment count is number of enrollments with grade of A,B,C,D,F,P,NP,I*,IPP,INP,FW,W,DR - Retention count is number of enrollments with grade of A,B,C,D,F,P,NP,I*,IPP,INP,FW - Success count is number of enrollments with grade of A,B,C,P,IA,IB,IC,IPP

Enrollment count is number of enrollments with grade of A,B,C,D,F,P,NP,I*,IPP,INP,FW,W,DR - Retention count is number of enrollments with grade of A,B,C,D,F,P,NP,I*,IPP,INP,FW - Success count is number of enrollments with grade of A,B,C,P,IA,IB,IC,IPP

Enrollment count is number of enrollments with grade of A,B,C,D,F,P,NP,I*,IPP,INP,FW,W,DR - Retention count is number of enrollments with grade of A,B,C,D,F,P,NP,I*,IPP,INP,FW - Success count is number of enrollments with grade of A,B,C,P,IA,IB,IC,IPP
Real Estate Student Scholarships for 2019-2020 are available

The 2019-2020 Application and Eligibility Requirements for the Foundation for California Community Colleges Real Estate Endowment Scholarship are now available.

We are delighted to announce that the individual scholarship awards for real estate have been increased to $600 per semester/ up to $1200 per year for qualified students.

Click here to find out more about helping your students access scholarship funds.

Supporting students seeking real estate scholarship funds can help you promote your program to interested students and encourage equitable student success for students who face financial barriers to completing real estate certificates, degrees, and career preparation.

Students are given the funds directly, similar to other financial aid programs and scholarships, and can use the award for any expenses related to success in their real estate education: student fees, tuition, textbooks, transportation costs, childcare expenses, real estate license exam prep materials, real estate license examination fees, etc.

We make it easy for you to support your students in completing the real estate scholarship application, and even provide a Letter of Recommendation Template for you to use.

The real estate endowment scholarship funds are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis until the yearly available funds are awarded, so make sure your students know how to check their eligibility, enroll in the courses that would make them eligible, and complete the application with your college’s Financial Aid office.

We encourage all real estate faculty to take time to assist your through the application process, but you can also refer students directly to CCCREEC.

If you want unique postcards or marketing materials to help promote your real estate program and scholarships, we can help! Contact us for more information.

Student Success in Delayed Interaction Education vs Non-Distance Education

Based on student success data from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, a gap remains in the student success rates for students who enroll in delayed interaction (internet based) classes when compared to non-distance education methods. Students who enroll in non-distance education are more likely to successfully complete and pass the class.

Student Success in Non Distance & Delayed Interaction Real Estate Classes

Data from California Community College Chancellor's Office Data Mart: https://datamart.cccco.edu

Ready to learn more about improving student success rates for students who enroll in online and hybrid delayed interactions classes? Register to attend our fall 2019 Real Estate Education Center conference in Newport Beach and stay for the post-conference workshop on Canvas!