Call for Applications: Doctoral Program in Real Estate at the Terry College of Business, University of Georgia

Call for Applications: Doctoral Program in Real Estate at the Terry College of Business, University of Georgia

The Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia is seeking applicants for its doctoral program in real estate. The Real Estate PhD Program is designed to prepare students for teaching and research at universities and colleges and for positions in government and business. Our program emphasizes extensive training in real estate, economics, quantitative methods and finance, with the goal of producing research-minded graduates, while providing a comprehensive academic experience.

We seek intellectually curious individuals who are passionate about real estate. Students work closely with our esteemed and experienced faculty, who are deeply committed to their success. Our goal is to train and empower students to become thought leaders in the academy, government and business. Recent placements include Texas Tech University, Florida International University, San Diego State University, UNC-Charlotte, Fannie Mae and the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

Several sources of financial aid are available to PhD students. Assistantships and research grants include an automatic tuition-fee waiver and a stipend.

Additional information on the program is available at To learn more about our faculty please visit

Application Procedure

Applications received by Feb. 1, 2023 will be reviewed for an August 2023 start. Applications received after Feb. 1 may also receive consideration. To learn more about the application process or to apply please visit

About the University and College

Since its founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia’s oldest, most comprehensive, most diversified institution of higher education ( The university’s main campus is in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett and Tifton. Ranked a top-20 public university by U.S. News & World Report, UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The university’s enrollment exceeds 40,000 students, including more than 30,000 undergraduates and more than 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens. The Terry College of Business is the state’s flagship business school, with undergraduate and graduate programs consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities.

The Classic City

The University of Georgia is located in Athens, nicknamed “The Classic City” because of its architecture and vibrant music, art and food scene. Athens has affordable real estate prices and a low cost of living. Whether you’d rather explore the State Botanical Garden of Georgia or catch a concert at a local venue, Athens has something for everyone. Steps from the Terry College’s state-of-the-art Business Learning Community, downtown Athens is packed with unique galleries, shops and restaurants. Plus, there’s nothing quite like being “Between the Hedges” for a Georgia football game. There’s a reason Athens continues to be named one of the best college towns in the country.

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