With Speaker.jpgthe 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, high-profile continuing education and conferences specific for the real estate community. ​

Program Interview Video 

Information Session

Join us for an information session and reception to discuss the benefits available to you by earning your MBA in Real Estate Investment and Finance or Master of Science in Real Estate.

The session will give you the opportunity to:
•    Meet with faculty, students, alumni and sponsors.
•    Participate in a sample class.
•    Explore the mentoring, networking and employment opportunities available.
•    Learn about program admission criteria.

Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: 1 E Jackson Blvd 5th Floor


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.

Student Videos

Hear what our students have to say!  These videos showcase real estate students talking about their experiences with mentoring, internships, travel scholarships, faculty and the overall program, job placement and the importance of networking.