12 months
16374 USD/year
16374 USD/year
7752 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


Graduates of the Urban Studies program from the University of Nebraska Omaha are social entrepreneurs, urban thinkers and agents of change.


Vision Statement

The Urban Studies program at the University of Nebraska Omaha is the degree for individuals desiring to make a difference in urban areas.  UNO's urban studies program is a professional degree that trains leaders to critically analyze urban problems and engage residents in the creation of innovative solutions to conditions in the human community, built environment and natural systems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Seminar in Urban Studies

  • Analysis and Decision Making

  • The Public Economy

  • Race, Ethnicity and American Urban Culture

  • Geographic Information Systems

  • Community Organizing and Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


37 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The general prerequisite for admission to the Urban Studies program is a four-year bachelors’ degree with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 in the junior and senior years combined (last 50-60 credit hours). Under extenuating circumstances an average below 3.0 will be considered.
  • Applicants are required to have a command of oral and written English.
  • Two (2) Letters of Recommendation.
  • Statement of Purpose.
  • Resume.
  • Complete an application & upload requirements.
  • A non-refundable application fee of $50.00 (U.S. dollars) is required.
  • Submit official transcripts and test scores.
  • Submit financial requirements for I-20 processing.
  • Submit final degree evaluation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16374 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16374 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    16374 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16374 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7752 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7752 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Omaha

985 - 1520 USD /month
Living costs

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


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