Baker Program in Real Estate Application Guide

How to Apply

The application will be available September 15 via the Cornell Graduate School’s online application system. All required materials must be received in order for your application to be reviewed and considered for admission. You may track the status of your application materials through your application portal.

Application Deadlines

Plan to apply early. International applicants are encouraged to apply during one of the first three rounds.

  • Round 1* December 1
  • Round 2 January 15
  • Round 3 March 1
  • Round 4 April 15

 * An application fee waiver may be requested if you meet the following criteria:

  • You submit your complete application prior to the round one deadline
  • You are a current or former United States military member
  • You are a current Cornell student or a recent Cornell alum and have graduated within two years of your application date

In order to have your application fee waived, please email us at when your application is complete and ready to submit. Please include: 1) Your name; 2) What above eligibility requirement you meet. We will respond with an email that includes a unique fee waiver code that has been assigned to your application. Note, this must be done prior to submitting your application. 

Application Checklist

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