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City and Metropolitan Planning

University of Utah

24 months
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18590 USD/year
18590 USD/year
5260 USD/year
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About

Students at the U become impactful urban planners and designers while also contributing to forge a forward thinking and dynamic Utah. The Master of City and Metropolitan Planning at the University of Utah is an accredited professional degree that prepares students to achieve excellence in guiding the growth and development of towns, cities, and regions.

Overview

The core courses emphasize ecological resiliency, smart growth, and social justice through effective communication, collaboration, and innovation. The City and Metropolitan Planning program at the University of Utah blends core knowledge and skills with specializations to prepare students for professional leadership roles in public sector agencies at the local, regional, state, and federal levels as well as private consulting firms, and non-profit organizations. Interdisciplinary work, drawing from fields outside of planning, is encouraged. The curriculum additionally features a community-based planning workshop and a capstone professional project.

MCMP prepares students to achieve excellence and assume leadership roles in guiding the growth and development of cities and regions locally and globally. Upon graduating, students have the ability to develop and implement plans and policies guided by the core values of sustainability, resiliency, and equity. The MCMP core focuses on a number of key competencies, including technical literacy; ethical inquiry; inclusive community engagement, ecological thinking, and physical planning and design. These professional competencies cut across CMP core and elective courses. The curriculum features a community-based planning workshop and a capstone professional project.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Community & Regional Analysis
  • Urban & Planning Theory
  • Land Use Law 
  • City & Metropolitan Economics 
  • Community Engagement in Planning 
  • Geographic Information Systems in Planning 
  • Urban Ecology 
  • Plan Making

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
155 (verbal)
152 (quantitative)
4 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application
  • Personal Statement
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Test Scores
  • Transcripts
  • Application Fee
  • Earn a four-year baccalaureate degree (from any field of study)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9295 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    18590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9295 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    5260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2630 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Salt Lake City

1000 - 1730 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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