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BS in Real Estate


Offered in cooperation with the Schack Institute of Real Estate, this degree equips entrepreneurial-minded individuals with a business foundation and an advanced knowledge of real estate finance, law, market analysis, and construction.

Applied Skills

Acquire the most advanced knowledge of real estate finance, law, market analysis, sales, and leasing.


Brian Schwagerl
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Study in New York City OR if you are unable to attend on-site in NYC for spring, you can start this degree remotely and join us on campus in Fall 2021.
NOTE: Certain restrictions and requirements may apply for international students.

Program Structure

Core Courses

Core courses provide an in-depth exploration of the liberal arts that expands your critical thinking and analytical skills, increases your knowledge, and develops your intellect.


Students select elective credits from DAUS course offerings in consultation with their advisor.


Earn academic credit while gaining industry experience. Work with coaches at the Wasserman Center to learn how to land an internship that will let you put what you have learned in the classroom into action.


Work in close consultation with a faculty advisor on a senior thesis or project in your field of study.

Core Requirements

The degree is a 128 credit program consisting of a required set of core courses (32 credits), liberal arts electives (16 credits), required courses (16 credits), required real estate courses (44 credits), real estate electives (16 credits), and a graduation project (4 credits).


The following courses may be required based on writing placement assessment; and should be successfully completed within the first three semesters.

Critical Thinking

Students are required to take the following course.

Quantitative Reasoning

Students select one of the following based on math placement assessment close consultation with their advisor.

Liberal Arts Electives

Students select an additional 16 credits in liberal arts in consultation with their advisor.

Required Courses

Based on math placement assessment, students select one of the two math courses listed below (in addition to the Quantitative Reasoning requirement in the Core Curriculum). Students are also required to the the following economics and statistics courses.

Real Estate Electives

Students select four courses in consultation with their advisor.

Admission Criteria

Applications will be reviewed for evidence of:

  • Academic preparedness suggestive of success at the baccalaureate level
  • Rationale for desire to pursue selected academic subject of study
  • Personal attributes that predict readiness for advanced college-level work (e.g., motivation to learn, time management, personal responsibility, maturity)
  • Self-reflection on work or life experiences that shape one’s educational and career goals
  • Leadership skill or potential demonstrated through community service, volunteer positions or other activities

Associates degree or equivalent of 45 transferable college credits required

Recommended minimum 3.3 (B+) GPA

Domestic Application Deadlines

Fall Semester

Early Decision:   July 1

Final: August 1

Spring Semester

Early Decision:   November 1,

Final: January 1

International Application Deadlines

Fall Semester

Early Decision:   February 1

Final: April 15

Spring Semester

Early Decision:   August 1

Final: October 1

Required Documents

Personal Statement


Two Letters of Recommendation (1 required)

Official transcripts from all colleges attended

Standardized Tests (If required by Admissions team)



Application Fee $0

International Students

TOEFL scores are required for applicants who did not complete an undergraduate degree in the United States or in a country where the only primary language is not English.  Successful candidates achieve a minimum score of 100 on the Internet-based test.

For the IELTS, a minimum overall band score of at least 7 is recommended.

NYUSPS does not prohibit applicants with lower TOEFL/IELTS scores from applying for admission since many factors influence the admissions decision. 

Financing Your education

We know that financial planning for your education is of the utmost importance. We want to support you. Click the link below to learn about financial aid opportunities or download the financial aid guidelines document.