Welcome to the Dr. P. Phillips School of Real Estate

The real estate industry is thriving, and the need for business-savvy, talented professionals is growing. Located in one of the most active real estate markets in the country, the Dr. P. Phillips School of Real Estate provides undergraduate and graduate students with the keys and the connections to launch a successful career in real estate.




Our Students are Our Mission

The primary mission of the Dr P. Phillips School of Real Estate is to prepare students for successful careers in the dynamic real estate industry. This world-class program provides multi-faceted experiences ranging from relevant academic course work and mentorship/internship opportunities to participation in the student-run UCF Real Estate Club and various other industry trade organizations. Not surprisingly, the robust Central Florida real estate environment provides students with numerous employment opportunities with a multitude of local and global companies doing business in the metropolitan area. As a testament to the viability of how this “pipeline” can work, there are more than 100 UCF graduates currently employed in the Central Florida real estate industry.

Yvonne Baker
Regional Managing Partner, Franklin Street


About Dr. P. Phillips & the Dr. P. Phillips School of Real Estate

The Dr. Phillips name has been a major economic and philanthropic presence in the Central Florida community since the turn of the 20th century. Once considered the largest citrus producer in the world, Dr. Phillips companies share a rich history spanning several generations, culminating in the establishment of two distinct funding organizations, The Dr. P. Phillips Foundation and Dr. Phillips Inc., perhaps are best known for their support of Central Florida programs through specialized grant funding. The Dr. P. Phillips School of Real Estate was established in 2006 by a $2.5 million gift from Dr. Phillips, Inc. With an anticipated match from the state, the school will have a $5 million endowment.

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Each year the Dr. P. Phillips School of Real Estate at UCF hosts a real estate conference and events designed for both industry professionals and academic scholars.

UCF Dr. P. Phillips School of Real Estate Conference
The annual UCF real estate conference features industry and community leaders and experienced professionals talking about what’s on the horizon for the Central Florida real estate market and growth in our region.

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Check out photos from the 2019 Conference

Upcoming Events

Dr. P. Phillips School of Real Estate at UCF

College of Business
University of Central Florida
P.O. Box 161400
Orlando, Florida 32816-1400

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Monday – Friday)
Office: BA 409
Phone: (407) 823-3575
Fax: (407) 823-6676