• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
This Business Administration - Real Estate major from Colorado State University is designed to prepare undergraduate students for careers as professionals in real estate and related industries. Real estate is the largest industry in the world representing nearly 50% of the world’s wealth. 
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Overview

The real estate profession offers one of the most diverse career selections in the business world today. It is a multi-disciplinary profession that coordinates architecture, construction, law, finance, marketing, property management, and urban dynamics. Real estate professionals help find, provide, and manage space for people to work sleep, shop, eat, and play. 

Those who choose careers in real estate are typically goal-oriented, persevering, self-motivated, and possess an entrepreneurial spirit. Furthermore, they must be creative and able to research, analyze, negotiate, and pay attention to details. No two projects or investments are ever the same. 

Learning Outcomes

Students in the Business Administration - Real Estate major from Colorado State University will demonstrate:

  • The ability to evaluate physical real estate (land and building analysis)
  • The ability to perform financial real estate analysis (including time value of money)
  • The ability to assess and manage risk
  • The ability to conduct market analysis and identify opportunities
  • An understanding of property and portfolio management

Potential Occupations

Real estate graduates find professional employment in many fields. Students interested in commercial real estate may find employment in property and land development, property acquisition, property management, commercial mortgage lending, commercial real estate brokerage, asset management, government housing, commercial construction, or Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) analysis, investment, or management. 

Students interested in real estate finance may find employment in commercial real estate investment banking, residential real estate lending for both development and loan underwriting, financial analysis, real estate securities analysis, insurance underwriting, commercial real estate brokerage, government housing finance and investment, or construction lending and research. 

Students interested in residential real estate may find employment in residential brokerage, residential marketing, residential appraisal, residential finance, residential home inspection services, home construction consulting, or residential development.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Finance 
  • Financial Markets and Institutions 
  • Principles of Investments 
  • Marketing 
  • Real Estate Principles 
  • Real Estate Law 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

    • All first-year freshman students will submit an application using the Common Application. Your application will be reviewed after we receive all of the required items.
    • Transcripts: Submit your most recent transcripts or mark sheets. We will ask for additional materials if necessary. Only transcripts sent directly from the school or stamped and sealed are considered official.
    • Personal statement: Your personal statement, commonly called an essay, is your opportunity to help us understand what makes you unique beyond your grades and transcripts. Your personal statement will be reviewed during your admission decision, for consideration for any competitive majors, and for financial aid decisions.
    • Recommendation: One recommendation from a counselor or teacher is required.
    • English proficiency test results
    • Immigration documents (for international students)
    • ACT or SAT results (optional for international students)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31712 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31712 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    31712 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31712 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12260 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fort Collins

  • 1210 - 1800 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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