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Real Estate Finance & Investment MBA Admission Requirements

  • ​​Application & fee
  • Essay
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Test optional – GMAT/GRE Scores (submission is optional)
  • Interview (Full-time MBA only)
  • International student admission requirements: Click here.

Submit your online application and the $60 application fee

An essay explaining your interest in the program and your professional goals is required.

The Kellstadt Graduate School of Business requires official transcripts from all degree-seeking institutions. The admission committee reserves the right to request official transcripts from universities where an applicant attended but did not complete a degree. Please note that not submitting all transcripts where courses have been completed could impact course waivers.

Full-time MBA applicants must submit one letter of recommendation from a current or previous employer. Submit the letter through the online application or Be sure to include the name of the recommender and applicant's name on the letter.​ ​​

All MBA applicants must also submit a professional resume that summarizes their work experience and educational background.

Interviews are required only for applicants to the Full-time MBA program. The admission committee may require applicants to other programs to schedule an interview if necessary.


​To ensure that you will be able to enroll in the quarter of your choice, we recommend that you apply by these dates:

Enrollment Quarter Domestic Student Deadline International Student Deadline
Fall August 15
June 15
Winter December 1 October 15
Spring March 1 January 15
Summer June 1 April 15

Learn more about Graduate Admission.

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If you need assistance to complete your application and/or have questions, contact the Kellstadt office at (312) 362-8810 or