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    University Relations Corner

    Welcome to University Relations Corner

    Whether you’re a college student looking to embark on a valuation career, or university administrator/faculty interested in incorporating content developed by the largest real estate publisher in the industry, we have important benefits to support you!


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    Appraisal Institute Courses

    Using Appraisal Institute courses at your college is a win-win proposition! AI courses can offer college credit in addition to providing qualifying education towards a real estate appraisal license.

    Our Basic Appraisal Principles and Basic Appraisal Procedures courses may be licensed to universities for presentation in undergraduate and graduate curriculum!

    Explore the Benefits of Licensing AI Courses

    Appraisal Institute Publications

    Our publications are the recognized authorities on the valuations of residential, commercial, and industrial properties are mainstays in real estate professionals’ offices.

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    The Appraisal of Real Estate, 15th Edition

    The Appraisal of Real Estate, 15th edition, is a book that fits these chaotic times, when a global pandemic and social justice concerns call into question our economy and many other aspects of our lives.

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    The Dictionary of Real Estate Appraisal, 7th Edition

    The Dictionary of Real Estate Appraisal, seventh edition, is a landmark text that reflects the depth and breadth of appraisal knowledge. Each entry, definition, and reference has been painstakingly researched and designed to express an expert understanding of issues that currently impact the profession.

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    The Student Handbook to The Appraisal of Real Estate, 15th Edition

    The Student Handbook is a practical tool for learning about real estate valuation independently or as part of a classroom experience. Available to instructors as a text for a one semester appraisal course, providing essential information that real estate students can use. It is also an excellent resource to prep for the state appraiser exams. Instructor Materials are available to faculty as a valuable companion to the handbook.

    Valuable Resources for Everyone

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    Tips to Start

    Explore the benefits of a career in real estate appraisal! Find answers to your questions concerning potential career opportunities as an appraiser, education requirements to get you there, and more tips to start you on your journey!

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    Join as a Student Affiliate

    Enjoy discounts on most AI education, chapter affiliation, access to the Lum Library, complimentary digital subscriptions to the Appraisal Journal, Valuation Magazine and more. There is no cost for eligible students.

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    Connecting with our chapters offer students networking opportunities and provides universities with an additional pool of expert speakers, potential mentors, and real estate club advisors.

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    Career Center

    The Career Center provides job and internship opportunities in the appraisal profession while offering students exposure to an exclusive audience of the best in the appraisal industry. Post your resume, apply for jobs, and receive job alerts.

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    Masters Degree Program

    Students with affiliated universities can join AI at no cost and be on a fast track towards the highly regarded Appraisal Institute MAI designation! For schools not already in the AI MDP, we can review your curriculum and provide guidance.

    Learn More About our MDP Program
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    Our scholarships can offer needed tuition assistance and set students on the path to a meaningful career in real estate appraisal.

    Explore Our Scholarship Opportunities
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    The Foundation Degree Review Program

    This unique program works with graduates of specific universities to determine if their completed real estate university degree qualifies towards appraisal licensing hours.

    Please Note: We can assist universities not currently in the The Foundation Degree Review Program at no cost. Contact us at 312-335-4111 for more information.

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    Let Us Assist You

    To learn more about the ways the Appraisal Institute can assist your school, please call or send a an online message so we can help.

    • Fran Rosenstein, Course Manuals
    • Paul Brown, Student Affiliation & Masters Program
    • Michelle Davey, Scholarships