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Master’s Degrees in Real Estate

1,121 Yearly Graduations
$81,500 Median Salary
$44,205 Median Debt
There are 37 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a master's degree in real estate. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were male, and 24 were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 18.2% of real estate graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Real Estate Majors

In 2018-2019, 1,121 earned their master's degree in real estate. This makes it the 15th most popular master's degree program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in real estate at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Basic Certificate 2,414
Bachelor’s Degree 1,498
Master’s Degree 1,121
Associate’s Degree 365
Undergraduate Certificate 237
Graduate Certificate 65

Earnings of Real Estate Majors With Master’s Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding a master's degree in real estate is $81,500. However, this can depend on a number of factors, such as where you live and the number of years experience you have.

To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $73,625 to a high of $96,575.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a master's degree in real estate is $44,205. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $87,192 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $37,956.

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The median monthly payment of a real estate graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $515.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue master's degrees in real estate. About 74.0% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 829
Women 292
Gender Diversity of Master's Degrees in Real Estate

The racial-ethnic distribution of real estate master’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 61
Black or African American 76
Hispanic or Latino 105
White 578
International Students 204
Other Races/Ethnicities 97
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Real Estate Master's Degree Students

There are 37 colleges that offer a master’s degree in real estate. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

New York University

New York, New York
279 Yearly Graduations
29% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

New York University tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for real estate majors who are seeking their master's degree. Roughly 52,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $50,684 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $33,408 per year.

The real estate program at New York University awarded 279 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 29% were women and 14% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

Georgetown University

Washington, District of Columbia
165 Yearly Graduations
20% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Georgetown University is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in real estate. Each year, around 19,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $55,440 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $51,336 per year.

The real estate program at Georgetown University awarded 165 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 20% were women and 30% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

Texas A&M University - College Station

College Station, Texas
78 Yearly Graduations
19% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Texas A&M University - College Station is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in real estate. Each year, around 68,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,941 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,677 per year.

The real estate program at Texas A&M University - College Station awarded 78 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 21% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 19% were women.

68 Yearly Graduations
40% Women
62% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Florida International University comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in real estate. Roughly 58,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,721 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,912 per year.

The real estate program at Florida International University awarded 68 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 40% of this group were women, and 62% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

University of Denver

Denver, Colorado
52 Yearly Graduations
25% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Denver is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in real estate. Each year, around 12,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $51,336 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $51,336 per year.

The real estate program at University of Denver awarded 52 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 25% were women and 21% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#6

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland
45 Yearly Graduations
29% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Johns Hopkins University comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in real estate. Roughly 27,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $55,350 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $55,350 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 45 people received their master's degree in real estate from Johns Hopkins. Of these students, 29% were women and 20% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#7

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah
39 Yearly Graduations
21% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Utah comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in real estate. Each year, around 32,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,412 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,211 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 39 master's degrees were handed out to real estate majors at U of U. About 21% of this group were women, and 13% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

38 Yearly Graduations
11% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for real estate majors who are seeking their master's degree is Southern Methodist University. Each year, around 11,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $50,200 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $40,896 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 38 master's degrees were handed out to real estate majors at SMU. About 11% of this group were women, and 13% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#9

University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida
34 Yearly Graduations
29% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 9th most popular school in the country for real estate majors who are seeking their master's degree is University of Florida. Roughly 52,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,477 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,770 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 34 people received their master's degree in real estate from UF. Of these students, 29% were women and 24% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#10

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
29 Yearly Graduations
31% Women
52% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Pennsylvania is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in real estate. Each year, around 26,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $51,156 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $36,254 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 29 master's degrees were handed out to real estate majors at UPenn. About 31% of this group were women, and 52% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

George Mason University

Fairfax, Virginia
25 Yearly Graduations
28% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for real estate majors who are seeking their master's degree is George Mason University. Each year, around 37,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,060 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,144 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 25 people received their master's degree in real estate from GMU. About 28% of this group were women, and 48% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

Clemson University

Clemson, South Carolina
25 Yearly Graduations
16% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Clemson University comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in real estate. Roughly 25,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,118 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,600 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 25 master's degrees were handed out to real estate majors at Clemson. About 16% of this group were women, and 16% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

University of San Diego

San Diego, California
25 Yearly Graduations
24% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for real estate majors who are seeking their master's degree is University of San Diego. Each year, around 9,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $50,450 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $27,288 per year.

The real estate program at University of San Diego awarded 25 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 24% of this group were women, and 12% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#14

Cornell University

Ithaca, New York
24 Yearly Graduations
21% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for real estate majors who are seeking their master's degree is Cornell University. Each year, around 24,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $56,550 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $29,500 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 people received their master's degree in real estate from Cornell. Around 12% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 21% were women.

#14

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Madison, Wisconsin
24 Yearly Graduations
21% Women
4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Wisconsin - Madison is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in real estate. Each year, around 44,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,273 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,728 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 people received their master's degree in real estate from UW - Madison. Around 4% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 21% were women.

#16

Portland State University

Portland, Oregon
21 Yearly Graduations
48% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Portland State University comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in real estate. Each year, around 25,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,462 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,718 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 21 master's degrees were handed out to real estate majors at Portland State University. Around 24% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 48% were women.

#16

Pepperdine University

Malibu, California
21 Yearly Graduations
14% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Pepperdine University comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in real estate. Roughly 8,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $55,640 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $34,900 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 21 people received their master's degree in real estate from Pepperdine. Of these students, 14% were women and 19% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#18

Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
18 Yearly Graduations
22% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Nova Southeastern University is the 18th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in real estate. Roughly 20,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $31,150 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $19,665 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 18 master's degrees were handed out to real estate majors at NUS Florida. Of these students, 22% were women and 50% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#19

Roosevelt University

Chicago, Illinois
17 Yearly Graduations
47% Women
47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Roosevelt University is the 19th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in real estate. Each year, around 4,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $30,876 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $20,858 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 17 people received their master's degree in real estate from Roosevelt. Around 47% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 47% were women.

#20

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Charlotte, North Carolina
16 Yearly Graduations
38% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 20th most popular school in the country for real estate majors who are seeking their master's degree is University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Roughly 29,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $3,812 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,337 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 16 people received their master's degree in real estate from UNC Charlotte. Around 25% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 38% were women.

Real Estate Focus Areas

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Real Estate 1,121

Below are some popular majors that are similar to real estate that offer master’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Business Administration & Management 128,188
Accounting 20,770
Management Sciences & Methods 12,583
Business & Commerce 9,486
Human Resource Management 8,943

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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