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CoStar University 

Free Access Overview

CoStar University offers two packages to meet your needs.


 Professor Package

Eligibility Full-Time University Instructors
Pricing Standard national $6,000 monthly access
fee waived for qualified instructors


Training Free
Users Up to three users
(instructor and two research assistants)
Eligible CoStar
CoStar Property Professional
CoStar COMPS Professional
CoStar Tenant 
Coverage National

 Classroom Package

Eligibility Instructors need to apply for entire class
(students cannot apply)
Pricing Standard local market $600 monthly access
fee waived for qualified students
Term One semester (4 months)
Training Free in a classroom setting
Users One for each registered class attendee
Eligible CoStar
CoStar Property Professional
CoStar COMPS Professional

CoStar Tenant
Coverage Local market

Using CoStar in the Classroom
Watch our recently-held 30-minute webinar that covered:

  • How to sign up for CoStar access for you and your students.
  • How to use CoStar to find 'for lease' and 'for sale' properties, locate sales comparables, analyze markets for vacancy rates, and more.

Check out the presentation on demand or simply review the slideshow.

CoStar University Application Instructions

1. Click Professor Application. If you also want access for your students, click Classroom Application.

2. Follow the application instructions, sign and submit by fax to 800.494.0052. There is no application fee.

3. Expect an application decision within 2-3 weeks upon submission. (There may be phone follow-up.)

4. A contract is mailed upon acceptance. Please sign and return.

5. Your local CoStar Account Executive will be in touch within 2-3 weeks of signed contract receipt with detail on user IDs, passwords, and free on-site training.