$100 scholarship available with the NAR Academy

This offer is available for eligible courses to all NAR members.
With a certificate or degree from NAR Academy at Columbia College, REALTORS® are further empowered with the knowledge and skill sets needed to succeed in highly competitive real estate management environments. 

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Grow your potential

NAR Academy arms REALTORS® and brokers with the skills and expertise necessary to become community and industry leaders. Plus, get credits from relevant work experience, tests, courses and military training to save time and money on your degree.

Boost your career

NAR benefits can be applied to any of Columbia College’s real estate specific programs or one of the various degrees offered through the business school. See full list of eligible business programs .

Save thousands on tuition

$ 375

Undergraduate rate
per credit hour

$ 490

Graduate rate
per credit hour

$ 250

Military Undergraduate rate
per credit hour

$ 325

Military Graduate rate
per credit hour


Admission made simple

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

  1. Apply

    Complete the online application.

  2. Provide proof of high school completion

    Contact your Enrollment Counselor for more information.

  3. Get help paying for college

    Leverage scholarship opportunities or find out if you're eligible for financial aid.


Other degrees offered

NAR benefits can also be applied to select programs offered through the business school including:

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Apply for admission to take the first step toward earning an accredited degree or certificate.

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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 relevant 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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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.

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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.

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Additional Benefits

At Columbia College, you pay no fees and books are provided at no cost. No fees. No book costs. No surprises.