McDonough School of Business

MS-GRA Admissions & Financing

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Admissions and Application Details

Application Deadlines

Applications for August 2024 intake will be reviewed in the following rounds.

*Recommended submission deadlines for non-U.S. citizens
RoundApplication Deadline
Round 1*October 15, 2023
Round 2*December 4, 2023
Round 3*January 15, 2024
Round 4*March 15, 2024
Round 5April 15, 2024
Round 6May 15, 2024
Round 7June 25, 2024

Application Requirements

The Admissions Committee uses a holistic approach when making an admissions decision. We encourage you to review the application requirements in detail to understand what the Admissions Committee is looking for with regard to each application component.

All interested Masters of Science in Global Real Assets candidates are encouraged to submit an application as early as possible and to review our detailed application instructions.

Tuition and Financial Resources

Read about tuition information, financial aid, and program scholarships below to begin exploring how you will finance your M.S. in Global Real Assets degree.

Tuition Information

The M.S. in Global Real Assets tuition fee for the August 2024 intake is $75,000. It includes tuition as well as specified meals and hotel accommodations for the global residency.

Tuition fees exclude individual health care or health insurance premiums, books and supplies, student fees, round-trip airfare to and from international project locations, room and board, visas, and incidental expenses while traveling. The Office of Billing and Payment Services provides additional information regarding tuition breakdown and student fees through the university.

Scholarships Opportunities

Scholarships are awarded based on a holistic review process with the goal of admitting a competitive and diverse class. To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must include a scholarship essay with their applications. The Office of Admissions notifies students of scholarship awards at the time of admission to the program.

Steers Center for Global Real Estate Scholarship

The Steers Center for Global Real Estate offers scholarships for M.S. in Global Real Assets students. The center is committed to ensuring students interested in careers in real estate and real assets have the resources, experiences, academic foundation, and network needed for a lifetime of success.

Lucas Scholarship

The Lucas Scholarship provides merit-based awards for students pursuing the M.S. in Global Real Assets, offered through the generous support of Richard M. Lucas (B’87). A member of the Executive Committee of the Steers Center for Global Real Estate Advisory Board, Lucas has been the executive vice president, general counsel, and secretary of Walker & Dunlop, Inc., since 2010. Walker & Dunlop is one of the largest commercial real estate services and finance companies in the United States providing financing and investment sales to owners of multifamily and commercial properties.

Georgetown McDonough Merit Scholarships

Georgetown McDonough offers scholarships for M.S. in Global Real Assets students based on an applicant’s academic, personal, and/or professional accomplishments.

Financial Aid

Georgetown University has resources to help students identify options for financing their education. U.S. citizens and permanent residents should contact the Office of Student Financial Services for information on financing.

External Funding Resources

In addition to merit scholarships provided by Georgetown’s Admissions Committee through the application process, we encourage you to explore external resources on the Office of Graduate Fellowships & Awards for additional funding opportunities. For best consideration, we encourage you to apply early for external funding as applicants to your selected master’s programs.

Financing Options for International Students

MPOWER Financing

MPOWER Financing is the leading provider of no-cosigner loans to students from around the world. MPOWER loans are based on your career potential and can cover tuition, housing, meals, and other education-related expenses.

Key features:

Email MPOWER or call them at +1-202-417-3800.

Prodigy Finance

Prodigy offers loans to international graduate students for the MS-GRA Program        

Georgetown University reserves the right to modify the requirements for admission and/or graduation, the program curricula, tuition, fees, and other regulations affecting the student body.

DISCLAIMER:  The M.S. in Global Real Assets has not yet obtained approval for VA education benefits at this time, and is pending submission of its VA application. Please contact our Assistant Registrar for Veteran/Military Benefits at for more information.

Join Our August 2024 Intake

Our next Master of Science in Global Real Assets intake launches in August 2024. We welcome the opportunity to connect with you throughout the admissions process to learn more about your background and interests, share details about the classes and capstone project, and explore how you can make an impact in this field.

Questions? Contact Our MS-GRA Admissions Team

We can answer questions about making an investment in your future through the Master’s in Global Real Assets program. / +1 (202) 784-1478