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        Tuition & Fees

        Auburn’s Master of Real Estate Development (MRED) program is competitively priced at $66,300 (beginning in the Fall 2024 semester), and the tuition rate is locked in for the duration of your course of study. This rate includes:

        • Tuition
        • E-books, cases and all course materials
        • Any required software
        • Lodging at The Hotel at Auburn University for on-campus residencies
        • Lodging and some meals for domestic field studies 
        • Lodging and most meals for the international study trip
        • Most meals during Auburn residency weeks
        • Paid membership in the Urban Land Institute (ULI), NAIOP, ICSC and CCIM
        • Incidental fees such as ID cards, orientation, cap and gown rental and graduation 

        Tuition is invoiced at the beginning of each semester based upon the number of credit hours taken, according to the following schedule:


        Credit Hour

        Amount Due

        Fall Semester 1



        Spring Semester 1



        Summer Semester 1



        Fall Semester 2



        Spring Semester 2






        *Tuition is reviewed annually and subject to adjustment. Student Financial Services provides a Tuition Calculator  and current Estimated costs of Attendance at Auburn University.

        Scholarships & Fellowships

        The MRED program offers a limited number of competitive scholarships to incoming students each year. The priority application deadline to be considered for MRED scholarships is March 15. Scholarships do not require a secondary application. The admissions committee will identify scholarship recipients through the application and admission process. All scholarships are one-time awards, but may be renewed at the discretion of the Executive Director.

        Financial Assistance

        Financial aid is available for students in the Master of Real Estate Development program and is not need based. There are limits to the federal funds, but there are Grad Plus options that can be utilized to make up the difference. Please contact Brooke Wheat (Manager, Financial Aid) at 334-844-6862 or if you would like to discuss the process of applying for financial aid.

        Veterans' Benefits

        With options ranging from the G.I. Bill to the Yellow Ribbon Program, Auburn University's aim is to ensure that veterans have all the necessary information to make informed decisions about advancing their careers through our Master of Real Estate Development program. If you are eligible for veterans' benefits, please contact Paul "Puck" Esposito at or 334-844-8168 for assistance in processing the appropriate paperwork.

        • Waived Application Fee for Active Duty Military

          The Auburn University Graduate School's $60 application fee can be waived for active duty military. You will need to send a letter confirming active duty status to the Graduate School for approval ahead of submitting your application. Once your application fee exemption has been approved, you will be contacted by the Graduate School to proceed with the submission of your application.

          Contact the Graduate School for information on how to apply for application fee exemption:

          Graduate School
          106 Hargis Hall
          Auburn University, AL 36849-5122
          (334) 844-4700

        • Veterans' Tuition Benefits for Upcoming Cohort

          Below is an overview of Veterans' Tuition Benefits available per semester for those starting our Master of Real Estate Development program the 2024 Fall Semester. This chart is designed to simplify the process of understanding the financial assistance and benefits that veterans can leverage to further their education.



          Credit Hours


          Tuition Total

          ($1,700 / credit hour)

          Eligible for Benefits (Regular Tuition)

          ($1,274 / credit hour)

          Not Eligible for Benefits (Supplemental Tuition)

          ($426 / credit hour)

          Fall 2024 7 $11,900 $8,918 $2,982
          Spring 2025 9 $15,300 $11,466 $3,834
          Summer 2025 7 $11,900 $8,918 $2,982
          Fall 2025 7 $11,900 $8,918 $2,982
          Spring 2026 9 $15,300 $11,466 $3,834
          Total 39 $66,300 $49,686 $16,614

           Please note the following:

          • Chapter 33 (Post 9/11®) will cover up to 100% of the regular tuition of the Master of Real Estate Development program. This is contingent on what percentage of the Chapter 33 the individual is entitled to based on what is stated on their Certificate of Eligibility.
          • Chapter 33 (Post 9/11®) will not cover the supplemental tuition that is associated with each credit hour. That tuition falls to the responsibility of the student.
          • Student shall receive BAH based on resident hours due to the week of residency that is mandated.
          • The student's full time modifier that is reported to the VA will be based on the total credit hours the student is allowed to take each semester.


        Have Questions?

        Joe Collazo

        Joe Collazo

        Assistant Director, Graduate Executive Programs
        4069 Horton-Hardgrave Hall