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Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE)

MS Real Estate Application Checklist

The following is the application checklist for MSRE admissions consideration:

  • Online Application
  • Application fee of $100 USD
  • Current Resume
  • Personal Statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts from all universities attended
  • Valid GMAT/GRE score*
  • Valid TOEFL, IELTS, PTE score (international applicants only)

Applicants should also meet the following criteria:

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university

Program Requirements

*GMAT/GRE Waiver Policy
Applicants who meet at least one of the following criteria may request GMAT/GRE waiver consideration. The request form is located in the online application system:

  • Minimum three years of full-time work experience in the finance or real estate industry
  • Successful completion of CFA Level 1
  • Undergraduate business degree with a minimum 3.5 GPA from an AACSB-accredited business school
  • Graduate degree with a minimum 3.3 GPA from an AACSB-accredited business school

For Fall 2012 admission only, American University undergraduate students with a minimum 3.5 GPA in the following additional majors and minors may also request GMAT/GRE waiver consideration for application to the MS Finance and MS Real Estate programs.

Students with quantitatively rigorous majors or minors not listed here may contact the Kogod Admissions Office at to inquire about waiver eligibility.

Class Profile

Fall 2011
Average Work Experience: 4 years
Average GPA: 3.2
International: 22%
Female: 44%

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