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Department of Real Estate

With the most comprehensive array of real estate courses available in Chicago, The Department of Real Estate at DePaul University is the premier place for professional real estate education in the Midwest.

  • The Kellstadt Graduate School of Business was ranked No. 3 in the Crain's Chicago Business MBA rankings. Alumni ranked it No. 1 in real estate and recruiters scored it best at real estate.
  • The department is part of the prestigious Driehaus College of Business, ranked in the top 25 in the nation for entrepreneurship by the Princeton Review in 2014.
  • DePaul's business school is ranked sixth in the Excellent Business School category among U.S. institutions based on an international survey of 1,000 business school deans conducted in 2014 by Universal, a Paris-based education consulting organization.

The Department of Real Estate serves as the productive home for Chicago's real estate community and an active network of students and alumni, public institutions, private real estate firms, scholars and executives-in residence. The department, through the Real Estate Center at DePaul, provides traditional academic programs, and high-profile conferences specific for the real estate community. 


The Department of Real Estate awards several of our own scholarships throughout the year. We also work with a number of professional real estate associations that provide scholarships to students. Learn more and apply.

Contact Us

The Department of Real Estate
DePaul University
1 E. Jackson Blvd., Suite 5400
Chicago, IL 60604

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone: (312) 362-5906
Outside Illinois: 1.800.4DePaul x25906
Fax: (312) 476-3240