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Unlock your potential with exclusive benefits for NAR members.

Columbia College and the National Association of REALTORS® have formed the largest exclusive educational partnership in America. This partnership allows REALTORS® to take advantage of special scholarships and NAR endorsed programs to advance their education.

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Official Partner of NAR

Columbia College is the exclusive educational partner of the National Association of REALTORS®.

Exclusive Scholarships

NAR members receive a $100 scholarship for every eligible course toward a business-related degree or certificate.

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With Truition®, your education is one low price. No fees. No book costs. No surprises.

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Transfer what you already know.

We recognize that you’ve learned plenty in your career as a REALTOR®.

Apply what you already know toward a degree or certificate. We award three academic credit hours for your current, state-issued real estate agent or broker’s license. Additionally, you can receive credit for CLEP tests, courses you’ve completed at other regionally accredited colleges and military training. This saves you time and money on your degree.

We’ll provide an unofficial review of your transcripts before you apply.

We offer eight-week classes that start six times a year, providing a flexible path to your degree or certificate. Classes are offered online or in seat at more than 30 locations nationwide.

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A strong community

With more than 89,000 alumni across the globe, you’ll be in good company. And you can be proud knowing our traditional campus has stood for more than 165 years.

Save thousands on tuition

The Center for Specialized REALTOR® Education, a wholly owned subsidiary of NAR® will provide members an exclusive $100 scholarship for each eligible class.

$ 375

per credit hour

$ 490

per credit hour

$ 250

Military Undergraduate
per credit hour

$ 325

Military Graduate
per credit hour

Admission made simple

Applying should be the easiest part of college. Just follow these steps.

  1. Apply

    Complete the free online application. Applying shouldn't take more than 30 minutes.

  2. Authenticate

    Authenticate your identity online or in person at a venue near you.

  3. Send transcript

    Send college transcripts to the Office of the Registrar

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Federal aid

The federal government provides money for college. You may apply for Pell Grants, which are awarded based on financial need and do not have to be repaid. Or, apply for low-interest federal loans.

Private aid

Employers, organizations and businesses offer scholarships to pay for college. These do not have to be repaid. Search our Scholarship Finder to determine what may be available in your area.


Columbia College offers Truition®, which means you pay no fees and books are provided at no cost. No fees. No book costs. No surprises.


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