Real Estate and Urban Economic Studies

The UConn School of Business Center for Real Estate is a top program for real estate research and is regularly ranked among the top 10 real estate programs in the U.S. Its impressive academic credentials are matched by a strong emphasis on real-world problem solving, and our activities embrace many disciplines including finance, statistics, economics and geography. The Center for Real Estate offers scholarship opportunities, resume book and job opportunities, and industry and student networking through the Real Estate Society field trips. The Center functions as an academic partner to the real estate industry. Many UConn Real Estate students begin their professional careers as interns, placed with the Center's assistance. Real estate professionals and alumni support the Center by sponsoring events and providing scholarships. Firms recruit graduating students for positions in real estate acquisitions, analysis, appraisal, development, dispositions, investment, research, and valuation.

The Real Estate and Urban Economics major is available to students at the Storrs Campus.

Real Estate is for You

If you're interested in:

  • Commercial real estate
  • Finance and economics
  • Statistics
  • Geography
  • Insurance and real estate appraisal
  • Property management

and you want to learn from internationally-recognized faculty as you prepare to work in a dynamic and challenging field.
Learn more by contacting a TME student mentor.

Apply to Real Estate and Urban Economic Studies

Student Voices

Cassie Cicalis (Real Estate and Urban Economic Studies,'20)


“My internship experience at Barings far exceeded my expectations. I appreciated how open and available people were to discuss their roles, real estate trends, and offer industry advice. I gained valuable exposure that I am sure will help me wherever I land after graduation."