Master On Campus

Urban and Regional Planning

Florida Atlantic University

12 months
20536 USD/year
20536 USD/year
7440 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) Florida Atlantic University is a fully accredited professional degree designed for individuals interested in fields associated with urban and/or regional planning and decision making. 


Individuals from a wide variety of educational backgrounds, including social sciences, business, architecture, applied arts, engineering, humanities, design, geography, and urban and environmental studies, are encouraged to apply.

Learning outcomes

The Master of Urban and Regional Planning degree program at Florida Atlantic University is designed to educate future planners, practitioners and decision makers dedicated to the improvement of urban regions. 

The research, teaching, and service activities of the School are guided by the recognition and use of multi-scalar systems and activities; the importance of involvement in a range of governance activities; exploitation of emerging technologies; collaborative engagement across disciplines; and the professional curriculum considerations articulated by the Planning Accreditation Board (PAB).

Programme Structure

    Courses included:
  • History and Theory of Planning
  • Urban Governance
  • Sustainable Cities
  • Legal Aspects of Planning
  • Planning Methods
  • Planning Urban Services
  • Managing GIS Projects .
  • GIS Applications in Planning
  • Seminar in Urban Planning
  • Environmental Planning and Society
  • Environmental Analysis in Planning
  • Environmental Policy and Programs

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  It is strongly recommended that students apply to the advanced standing program prior to their senior year of study. Applicants must have no academic deficiencies at the time of application.
  • Applicants must have a minimum undergraduate FAU GPA of 3.25 in order to be admitted to the program. The GRE will be waived for students admitted to this program. Students will otherwise follow graduate application procedures, as well as departmental requirements, for admission to this program. 
  • Students who meet the GPA requirement, provide a positive letter of support from a full-time School of Urban and Regional Planning faculty member, and provide a strong letter of intent will be eligible for admission.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20536 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20536 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    20536 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20536 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7440 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Boca Raton

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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