Current UW Students


Students come to Runstad with their own set of goals and expertise, prepared for a deep immersion in the comprehensive coursework, extracurricular activities, and networking opportunities with industry and community leaders through the various programs of the Runstad Center.

Wide-ranging academic and professional backgrounds

Reflecting the inherently interdisciplinary nature of the real estate profession, students come from a wide variety of academic and professional backgrounds including design, finance, business, construction management, planning, policy and related fields.

Many have spent a number of years working in the real estate industry and can contribute a sophisticated understanding of the applied practice of real estate to team projects and other academic endeavors.

Diverse interests and passions

They bring passion for a variety of interests, ranging from affordable housing, commercial development, sustainability, to portfolio analysis, international finance and property management.

Local and global perspectives

Our students hail from across the country, around the globe, and from just around the corner, bringing a rich and diverse assortment of perspectives to the classroom.