Bachelor of Arts in Real Estate and the Built Environment: Admissions

Welcome and thank you for your interest in the undergraduate degree programs in the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (MAPP) at the University of Maryland. All prospective students must apply through the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. If you are interested in pursuing real estate development and the built environment as your major at the University of Maryland, make sure that you indicate this on your undergraduate admissions application. 

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Learn more about the Bachelor of Arts in Real Estate and the Built Environment.

Application Requirements

Apply via the undergraduate admissions website.


All applicants must meet the university’s requirements for admission and are evaluated in a holistic review process. For a comprehensive list of the requirements for admission, please see the Office of Undergraduate Admissions website

Freshman and transfer applicants should select “REBE” as their intended major on the application.


Current UMD Students

If you are intending to apply to the Bachelor of Arts in Real Estate and the Built Environment, please attend a Change of Major Workshop.


Fall Application Deadlines:

U.S. and International Freshmen:

     Early Action: November 1
     Regular Deadline: January 20

U.S. and International Transfer:

     Early Action: March 1
     Regular Deadline: June 1


Spring Application Deadlines:

U.S. Freshmen:

     Early Action: December 1

International Freshmen & Transfer:

     Early Action & Regular Deadline: August 1

U.S. Transfer:

     Early Action: August 1
     Regular Deadline: November 15


Additional information can be found on UMD’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions website.

Students are strongly encouraged to apply by the early action deadline.

Transfer Students

All transfer applicants should list Architecture as your intended major on the application.


The Pre-Transfer Advising program provides support to prospective transfer students from two-year and four-year schools before they apply to the University of Maryland to complete an undergraduate degree. Students are encouraged to use pre-transfer advising services to assess their readiness to transfer and estimate their time to degree completion. To sign up for a pre-transfer advising appointment, please visit:


Transfer Credits

The transfer credit evaluation process usually begins for newly admitted students two weeks after you receive your admission letter. To learn more about this process, please visit the Transfer Credit Services website.


Transfer Student Requirements

Go to the Undergraduate Admissions website for transfer application requirements.



For best consideration, transfer applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by the priority deadline. For fall, this is March 1st and for spring, this is August 1st. All transfer deadlines to the University of Maryland can be found at:

Tuition & Fees

For current tuition and fees, please visit the Student Financial Services and Cashiering website.

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