USC Price School of Public Policy

MRED Students

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MRED students are innovative thinkers, drawn to risks and rewards concomitant to the real estate profession. Hailing from across the United States and throughout the world, students are attracted to Southern California for direct exposure to a plethora of cutting-edge development projects. MREDs bring a breadth of professional training; the classroom experience is enriched by discussions among students with backgrounds in architecture, city planning, banking, law, commercial real estate brokerage, construction, investment banking, and real estate development.

Entrepreneurial Student Body
The ideal MRED student is a personable leader who sees opportunities where others see obstacles. The entrepreneurial nature of the real estate industry attracts like-minded students to the Dollinger MRED program.

Well-Connected Alumni
Graduates of the Master of Real Estate Development advance to high levels in real estate development or investment. The Lusk Center provides numerous opportunities for students to network with alumni.

Class Profiles
The entering class represents a diverse collection of students. Meet the individual class members through the 2016 MRED Profiles (PDF).

2016 Entering Class Statistics

  • The most recent MRED entering class is comprised of:
    • 29 Full-time MRED students
    • 5 Part-time MRED students
  • Average work experience of 7.1 years
  • Average GMAT score of 630
  • Average undergraduate GPA of 3.27
  • Average graduate GPA of 3.82
  • Average age: 31