Admission Policies and Requirements


Realtor University® is now the NAR Academy at Columbia College, Columbia Missouri. More information about the curriculum and enrollment opportunity can be found at The press release is accessible on the important announcement tab.


REALTOR® University’s academic programs prepare students to advance in their current real estate career through a curriculum focused on theory and real-world applications. REALTOR® University supports the REALTOR® community by offering quality distance education degree and certificate programs to meet the needs of adult, working, real estate professionals. Students must demonstrate they meet minimum admissions’ requirements in order to be successful in graduate academic programs.

To be admitted to REALTOR® University, applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree from an appropriately accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Council of Higher Education Accreditation. International applicants must hold a degree recognized as equivalent to a U.S. baccalaureate degree. Applicants must also demonstrate quantitative and verbal skills proficiency. No specific undergraduate concentration or preparatory coursework is required for admission; however, admitted students may be required to complete specific business pre-requisite courses prior to enrollment into the real estate core curriculum. Completion of business pre-requisite courses will add to the cost and length of the program.

Additional admission information for Post-Baccalaureate, Provisional and Non-Degree seeking students can also be found in this section.

Non-Discrimination Statement
REALTOR® University is an educational institution that admits academically qualified students without regard to gender, color, age, race, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation, political affiliation or belief, religion or disability and affords students all rights, privileges, programs, employment services, and opportunities generally available.