Best Colleges with Real Estate Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in Real Estate, you'll find there is a large range of degrees that can be earned. A major in Real Estate is a popular major and can be found at many different colleges and universities, all of which are listed below. Our 2018 ranking of the best colleges that offer Real Estate degrees is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. You can find more information about a Real Estate degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Real Estate.

The Best Real Estate Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 New York University New York, NY

New York University offers 3 Real Estate Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 224 students graduated in the study area of Real Estate with students earning 191 Master's degrees, 24 Certificates degrees, and 9 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 60 Reviews
2 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA

University of Pennsylvania offers 5 Real Estate Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 65 students graduated in the study area of Real Estate with students earning 39 Master's degrees, 20 Bachelor's degrees, and 6 Certificates degrees.

Based on 56 Reviews
3 Georgetown University Washington, DC

Georgetown University offers 1 Real Estate Degree program. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 112 students graduated in the study area of Real Estate with students earning 112 Master's degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews
4 Harvard University Cambridge, MA

Harvard University offers 1 Real Estate Degree program. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 14 students graduated in the study area of Real Estate with students earning 14 Master's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
5 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD

Johns Hopkins University offers 1 Real Estate Degree program. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 52 students graduated in the study area of Real Estate with students earning 52 Master's degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews
6 Northwestern University Evanston, IL

Northwestern University offers 2 Real Estate Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 25 students graduated in the study area of Real Estate with students earning 25 Master's degrees.

Based on 40 Reviews
7 Cornell University Ithaca, NY

Cornell University offers 1 Real Estate Degree program. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 22 students graduated in the study area of Real Estate with students earning 22 Master's degrees.

Based on 100 Reviews
8 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California offers 1 Real Estate Degree program. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 9 students graduated in the study area of Real Estate with students earning 9 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 52 Reviews
9 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor offers 2 Real Estate Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 17 students graduated in the study area of Real Estate with students earning 17 Certificates degrees.

Based on 128 Reviews
10 University of San Diego San Diego, CA

University of San Diego offers 3 Real Estate Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 54 students graduated in the study area of Real Estate with students earning 27 Bachelor's degrees, and 27 Master's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews

List of Real Estate Schools in the U.S.

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Degree Levels
  • Associate's
  • Bachelor's
  • Certificates
  • Doctoral
  • Master's
Program Length
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
Control Type
  • Private for-profit
  • Private not-for-profit
  • Public
School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
New York University New York University New York, NY
5/5
8 : 1 50,027
University of Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
5/5
12 : 1 24,876
Georgetown University Georgetown University Washington, DC
5/5
13 : 1 18,459
Harvard University Harvard University Cambridge, MA
5/5
14 : 1 29,652
Johns Hopkins University Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
5/5
6 : 1 22,686
Northwestern University Northwestern University Evanston, IL
5/5
10 : 1 21,655
Cornell University Cornell University Ithaca, NY
5/5
12 : 1 21,904
University of Southern California University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
5/5
16 : 1 43,401
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI
3/5
7 : 1 43,651
University of San Diego University of San Diego San Diego, CA
5/5
15 : 1 8,251
University of Wisconsin-Madison University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI
3/5
12 : 1 42,716
University of Miami University of Miami Coral Gables, FL
5/5
11 : 1 16,825
Southern Methodist University Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX
5/5
14 : 1 11,643
Villanova University Villanova University Villanova, PA
5/5
14 : 1 10,711
The University of Texas at Austin The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX
3/5
18 : 1 50,950
American University American University Washington, DC
5/5
14 : 1 13,198
Florida International University Florida International University Miami, FL
2/5
34 : 1 49,782
University of Florida University of Florida Gainesville, FL
2/5
20 : 1 50,645
University Logo University of Georgia Athens, GA
3/5
18 : 1 36,130
Texas Christian University Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX
5/5
15 : 1 10,323
University of Central Florida University of Central Florida Orlando, FL
2/5
41 : 1 62,953
Syracuse University Syracuse University Syracuse, NY
5/5
18 : 1 21,789
Bentley University Bentley University Waltham, MA
5/5
17 : 1 5,552
Ohio State University-Main Campus Ohio State University-Main Campus Columbus, OH
3/5
15 : 1 58,663
Florida State University Florida State University Tallahassee, FL
2/5
25 : 1 40,830

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Getting a Real Estate Degree Online

Schools offering online Real Estate degrees

Online Real Estate degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 112 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Real Estate degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Georgetown University 0 0 0 112 0
Ashford University 0 0 27 0 0
New York University 24 0 0 0 0
Santa Rosa Junior College 22 0 0 0 0
Austin Community College District 22 3 0 0 0
How many schools offer online Real Estate degrees?
  • 20 Certificates
  • 7 Associate's
  • 3 Bachelor's
  • 5 Master's

What degrees do people get in Real Estate?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 117 Colleges 244 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 58 Colleges 856 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 168 Colleges 1,647 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 38 Colleges 866 Graduates

Real Estate Degree Overview

When it comes to choosing a Real Estate degree, earning a traditional degree is very typical. A degree in Real Estate will mostly not require a grand amount of time investment and is generally achieved in only a year or two. The most typical Real Estate degree earned was a certificate and it also has the widest range of school possibilities as well. The second most popular Real Estate degree that people earn is a master's degree which goes to show a focus on higher learning. This demonstrates that the degree requires dedication to schooling and you may want to seek more than a four year time commitment. Although an associate's degree is offered at some schools, getting a traditional degree is not very common. Picking a degree in Real Estate will ultimately come down to what you hope to achieve with that degree in addition to finding something that meets your personal requirements such as school availability and schedule flexibility.

Average cost of college for a Real Estate degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 2 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$2,644 Public In-State
$16,766 Private In-State
$6,924 Public Out-of-State
$16,766 Private Out-of-State

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$8,219 Public In-State
$34,440 Private In-State
$20,666 Public Out-of-State
$34,440 Private Out-of-State
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