University of San Diego School of Business Real Estate Program Ranks No. 1
Best Real Estate College in the U.S. for Third Year in a Row
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1, 2019—The Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate (BMC), within the University of San Diego School of Business, has announced that College Factual has ranked the University of San Diego School of Business real estate program No. 1 out of 29 colleges for its “2020 Best Real Estate Colleges in the U.S.” ranking. This is the third year in a row that USD School of Business has received this No. 1 ranking.
College Factual lists the best real estate colleges in order of quality. According to their website, the College Factual ranking methodology takes into account factors including education quality, average earnings of graduates, accreditation and several other relevant factors.
“Our undergraduate real estate program provides an unparalleled education for our students through our extraordinary faculty and staff, and the support offered through the Burnham-Moores Center,” says Barbara Lougee, interim dean for the USD School of Business. “We provide our students with relevant curriculum, personalized career coaching, vast networking opportunities and access to mentorships, internships and jobs. In addition, we offer more than $400,000 in scholarships for undergraduate and graduate real estate students at the USD School of Business. It is great to see our efforts being recognized once again by College Factual.”
“We are incredibly excited to learn that our real estate program has retained its No. 1 ranking in the 2020 College Factual best real estate college category,” says Stath Karras, executive director of the Burnham-Moores Center. “This ranking once again validates our mission to recruit, educate and mentor real estate students, in strong collaboration with our industry partners, with the goal of facilitating their career pursuits in a socially responsible manner and with a global perspective. Moreover, it comes on the heels of our announcement last week of the launch of our Campaign for 2020 to raise $10 million to directly support real estate students and our USD School of Business real estate faculty. Our campaign has raised $3.4 million to date, with a leadership gift of $2.3 million from Malin and Roberta Burnham."
USD School of Business has seen a dramatic increase in declared real estate majors and minors in 2019. To date, there are more than 180 students in the undergraduate real estate program, representing an approximate 40 percent growth from the year prior. This figure may continue to rise throughout the academic year.
About the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate, University of San Diego School of Business
As a Center of Excellence within the University of San Diego School of Business, the mission of the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate is to help recruit, educate and mentor real estate students with the goal of facilitating their career pursuits in a socially responsible manner, with a global perspective and in collaboration with the real estate industry. We accomplish this mission through support of outstanding faculty and professional staff, dedicated career services, active industry involvement and outreach, and relevant and applied research. College Factual has ranked the University of San Diego School of Business No. 1 it its "Best Real Estate Colleges in the U.S." ranking category in 2020, 2019 and 2018. Visit our website for more information. Follow us on Twitter @USDBMC.
Media inquiries, contact Kimberly Malasky, director of communications and marketing for the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate.