USD’s Undergrad RE Program Scores Top Rank

Carrie Rossenfeld Healthcare & Education

Stath Karras, executive director, Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate within the University of San Diego’s School of BusinessSan Diego boasts some of the top universities in the country, and the University of San Diego is no exception. The school’s undergraduate real estate program within its School of Business has been ranked number one out of 28 schools nationwide, according to 2018 College Factual’s undergraduate real estate program rankings, making the program “the best in the U.S.”

The ranking service states that its “Best Colleges Ranking” highlights colleges and universities that meet high standards and provide quality outcomes to students. Some of the factors that make up the ranking include student-to-faculty ratio, graduation rates, student loan default rates, and other quality metrics. Read the full ranking methodology here. The service rated the BMC’s program as the most-focused among the schools it ranked nationally.

“This is a validation of 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,” says Stath Karras, executive director of the at the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate, a supporting arm of USD’s School of Business.

Shreesh Deshpande, department chair, finance and real estate, and professor of finance at USD’s School of Business, adds, “Our world-class faculty and talented team provide graduate and undergraduate real estate students with an unparalleled education, in conjunction with career mentoring through our Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate. This is a wonderful recognition of the success of our graduates and the hard work of our faculty and staff.”

by Carrie Rossenfeld