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The List of All U.S Colleges With a Real Estate Major
Real estate is a thriving, though often changing, industry. Today, some colleges offer it as a major, allowing students to gain knowledge and skills that are directly related to a future career in the field.
Are you considering earning a bachelor’s in real estate? Read on to find out the benefits of the major and how you can increase your odds of acceptance into a top program.
Why Should You Study Real Estate in College?
A bachelor’s degree in real estate offers direct preparation for a career as a real estate broker, agent, appraiser, or assessor, as well as a property or leasing manager. It can also provide a foundation for becoming a real estate or property lawyer and other roles.
For students looking to gain practical skills in a potentially lucrative field, real estate can offer a lot of potential. Students will learn business, finance, and economic concepts and study issues related to property, management, and more.
While some institutions offer concentrations in real estate as part of finance or business programs, a small number award bachelor’s degrees (BS, BA, BBS, or BBA) in real estate. These programs enable students to gain specific knowledge that is directly related to their future careers.
How Can You Increase Your Chances of Acceptance?
Real estate programs look for business-minded students with leadership potential. Applicants should have strong grades and test scores in areas like math and economics, depending on their availability within their high school curriculum. They should also demonstrate leadership in extracurriculars such as business club and look for opportunities to gain experience at businesses through internships or afterschool jobs. You might also ask local real estate businesses if you can intern with, work for, or shadow brokers and agents.
Given the small number of undergraduate real estate programs available, students must put together a balanced list of schools that includes safety, target, and reach colleges, accounting for personal preferences such as location, size, fit, and more. If you’re a high school freshman or sophomore, a mentor from our Early Advising program can help you build a profile that will maximize your chances of acceptance into a real estate program at the beginning of high school, advising you on course and extracurricular activity selection and more.
Using our Chancing Engine, we can also help 11th graders build a strong college list that reflects their real chances of acceptance. As part of our College Strategy program, we’ll advise you on how to best strengthen your profile for admission into a real estate program.
What Colleges Have a Real Estate Major?
|Baruch College | CUNY Baruch|
|California State University, Fresno | CSU Fresno|
|California State University, Los Angeles | Cal State LA|
|California State University, Northridge | CSUN|
|Central Michigan University | CMU|
|College of Charleston|
|East Tennessee State University | ETSU|
|Florida International University | FIU|
|Florida State University | FSU|
|Georgia State University|
|Middle Tennessee State University | MTSU|
|Midland College | MC|
|North Seattle College | NSC|
|San Diego State University | SDSU|
|Seminole State College of Florida|
|St. Cloud State University | SCSU|
|Tennessee State University | TSU|
|Texas Christian University | TCU|
|The Ohio State University | OSU|
|University of Baltimore|
|University of California, San Diego | UCSD|
|University of Central Florida | UCF|
|University of Cincinnati|
|University of Connecticut | UConn|
|University of Denver|
|University of Georgia|
|University of Miami|
|University of Mississippi | Ole Miss|
|University of Nevada, Las Vegas | UNLV|
|University of North Texas | UNT|
|University of Northern Iowa | UNI|
|University of San Diego | USD|
|University of South Carolina | USC|
|University of Southern California | USC|
|University of St. Thomas (Minnesota)|
|University of Texas at Arlington | UT Arlington|
|University of Texas at San Antonio | UTSA|
|University of West Georgia | UWG|
|University of Wisconsin-Madison | Wisconsin|
|University of Wisconsin–Stout | UW–Stout|
|Virginia Commonwealth University | VCU|
|Wentworth Institute of Technology | WIT|
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