University of San Diego Real Estate Program Ranks #1 in U.S.

SAN DIEGO, March 13, 2018—The Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate (BMC) within the University of San Diego (USD) School of Business announced that the undergraduate real estate program ranked #1 out of 28 schools nationwide ("top ranked" and "most focused") according to the 2018 College Factualundergraduate real estate program rankings, making USD’s program the best in the U.S.

"The Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate’s team is proud to learn that our program received these top rankings," says Stath Karras, executive director of the Center. “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.”

“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," says Shreesh Deshpande, department chair, finance and real estate, and professor of finance at the University of San Diego School of Business. "This is a wonderful recognition of the success of our graduates and the hard work of our faculty and staff."

The Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate provides mentorship, internship and networking opportunities for USD real estate students with its industry leaders, which ultimately prepares students for success. With more than $200,000 in scholarships available to USD real estate students, along with an array of career support services, the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate team is positioned to help students build their future in real estate.

About USD School of Business Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate 
As a Center of Excellence within the University of San Diego’s School of Business, the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate seeks to significantly increase scholarship support for students as well as recruitment and retention support for renowned faculty. In doing so, we will attract, educate and graduate outstanding students. These actions, combined with strong collaboration with the real estate industry, will accelerate our reputation for comprehensive excellence by providing one of the best academic and applied real estate programs in the country. Visit ourwebsite for more information. Follow us on Twitter @USDBMC.

About the University of San Diego

The University of San Diego sets the standard for an engaged, contemporary Catholic university where innovative Changemakers confront humanity’s urgent challenges. With more than 8,000 students from 75 countries and 44 states, USD is the youngest independent institution on the U.S. News & World Report list of top 100 universities in the United States. USD’s eight academic divisions include the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business, the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, the School of Law, the School of Leadership and Education Sciences, the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, and the Division of Professional and Continuing Education. USD recently concluded our successful $317M Leading Change: The Campaign for USD, which represented the most ambitious fundraising effort in the history of the university. In September 2016, USD introduced Envisioning 2024, a strategic plan that capitalizes on the university’s recent progress and aligns new strategic goals with current strengths to help shape a vision for the future as the university looks ahead to its 75th anniversary in the year 2024.